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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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13/03/2013 International Women's Day Focus on Violence against Women at key UN Gender Meeting
International Women's Day Focus on Violence against Women at key UN Gender meeting.Minister Of State Kathleen Lynch exchanges views with women from across the globe and attends launch of UN Women's new global song "One Woman"

13/03/2013 Minister Shatter Secures agreement on European Protection Order
EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers approve proposals on the mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters at a Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting in Brussels.

13/03/2013 Remarks by President Michael D Higgins, International Women's Day, 8th March 2013
Remarks by President Michael D Higgins, International Women's Day, 8th March 2013

20/02/2013 Irish Presidency secures agreement on EU-wide civil protection order
The Irish Presidency on 19th February 2013 secured agreement with the European Parliament, on behalf of EU member states, on improving the protection of victims of domestic violence across Europe

25/01/2013 USI Launch Survey on Students' Experiences of Violence
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched its 'Say Something' online survey on students' experiences of violence.

25/01/2013 Cosc Awareness Raising Grant Scheme relating to Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence
Cosc is pleased to announce that it has secured funding to run its Awareness Raising Grant Scheme relating to Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence in 2013

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