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The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence.

An Oifig Náisiúnta um Fhoréigean Baile, Gnéasach agus Inscnebhunaithe a Chosc

  1. What's New

Welcome to this section of our website where you will find information on our latest news such as events, latest research, funding programmes and other information of interest to those working in the fields of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.

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13/09/2010 Public Awareness Campaign "YOUR SILENCE FEEDS THE VIOLENCE"
Public Awareness Campaign " YOUR SILENCE FEEDS THE VIOLENCE" For further information click here

13/09/2010 Amendments to the Domestic Violence Act 1996
Cosc has developed and progressed a number of amendments to the Domestic Violence Act 1996 which are contained the new Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and in the forthcoming Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. For further information click here

01/09/2010 New initiative launched to engage men in preventing domestic violence
->Cosc welcomes a new joint collaborative initiative "The Other Half" to engage men in preventing domestic violence. For further information click here

30/08/2010 Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2010
-> The Government has approved the publication of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2010. The Bill provides for amendments to provisions of the Domestic Violence Act 1996. Click here for more details

10/08/2010 Proposed Amendment of Domestic Violence Act 1996
-> Cosc has developed and progressed a proposed amendment of the Domestic Violence Act 1996. For more information click here

29/07/2010 Minister Ahern Launches New Victims Charter
-> Minister Ahern Launches new Victims Charter. Click here for more information

10/06/2010 Cosc Awareness Raising Grant Scheme 2010
-> This year 64 groups applied for the awareness raising grant scheme. Click here for more information

10/06/2010 Information on Cosc Research 2010
Cosc's Research Unit has developed its 2010 programme of Research work in relation to Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence. Click here for more information

03/06/2010 'Open Your Eyes' - An Elder Abuse Public Awareness Campaign
HSE launches 'Open Your Eyes - an Elder Abuse Public Awareness Campaign Click here for more information

02/06/2010 DAPHNE III Programme - Call for proposals for action grants
The deadline for applications was 30th April 2010. Click here for more information

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