Thorough tribunal only way to halt exodus from Defence Forces - Women of Honour

Group says that a full tribunal of inquiry with appropriate terms of reference was central to restoring trust

Honor Murphy, Diane Byrne, Yvonne O'Rourke and Roslyn Callaghan of the Women of Honour group. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/

The Women of Honour group have said the crisis in Defence Forces recruitment is down to revelations of the abuse people have suffered there, and that a proper tribunal of inquiry is needed to restore confidence.

The Women of Honour are a group of women who have exposed bullying, abuse and sexual assault in the Defence Forces. An independent review into the Defence Forces earlier this year found it was not a safe place to ...