Oct 2013: The funding for a state-of-the-art women’s refuge in Kildare has finally been agreed by the HSE. However, it falls short by €120k and as a result will only cover running costs to open two of the four apartments in the newly-built complex.
Jan 2013: By Louise Hogan - "It was my first time seeing Mary Robinson speak.... Any international humanitarian folk may not be aware how much she did for women in Ireland as a barrister and senator..."
Eimear Clabby talks to Sarah Benson, CEO of Ruhama: “Physically these women are debilitated, often malnourished, and overall – in bad health...”
Feb 2012: An Eastern European woman who claimed she was gang raped while pregnant was arrested and imprisoned during the trial in the Republic of Ireland because she refused to give evidence...