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Rape Crisis Network Ireland. (2012) Calling time on sexual violence and alcohol: the facts. Factsheet 6: Alcohol as a ‘Date-Rape’ Drug. Galway: Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

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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:2012
Publisher:Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Corporate Creators:Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Place of Publication:Galway
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime

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