Thursday February 27, 2020

Della Kilroy: Confronting the spectre of domestic violence

You can view the two-part Upfront: Domestic Abuse documentary series exclusively on RTE Player

4th June, 2017

“I was held in my room for two days and tortured. . . I have a lot of scars to remind me today of all of the violence.”

That’s the experience of just one of thousands of young women that have survived domestic abuse in this country, and for many the abuse continues. Every day in Ireland, women are beaten, raped and even hospitalised by their partners or former partners. And this doesn’t just happen...

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