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Rape Crisis Network Ireland. (2012) Calling time on sexual violence and alcohol: the facts. Factsheet 1: The extent of the problem in Ireland. [FactSheet]

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In 2009, the Rape and Justice in Ireland Report (RAJI) revealed very high levels of alcohol involvement in rape in Ireland. Although alcohol does not cause sexual violence it may be used to excuse violent behaviour, to blame victims, and to incapacitate victims. Alcohol may also contribute to situations in which sexual violence is more likely to occur.


Item Type:FactSheet
Date:April 2012
Pages:2 p.
Publisher:Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Corporate Creators:Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Place of Publication:Galway
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
G Health and disease > AOD disorder > Alcohol use
B AOD Substances > Alcohol
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Crime and violence > AOD related violence
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Safe sex
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