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Rally outside the Dáil today to highlight violence against women

Feb 1, 2023 07:56 By News Northern Sound
Rally outside the Dáil today to highlight violence against women
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2022 was the worst year on record and nine counties are still without refuge centres including Cavan and Monaghan.

87 percent of the murders of women were carried out by men known to them.

People Before Profit TD Brid Smith has called a rally outside the Dáil today, to highlight the number of women who face and experience violence in Ireland.

She says at least eight families are day are turned away from refuge centres and sent back into the arms of abusers. Deputy Smith says despite promises, the Government has still not provided enough safe places for women seeking refuge.

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