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[Rape Crisis Network Ireland] Target alcohol consumption and sexual violence. (10 Dec 2012)

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RCNI calls on Government to meet human rights obligations by targeting alcohol consumption and attitudes towards alcohol and sex

RCNI Executive Director Fiona Neary commented; “As attitudes towards women, sex and alcohol, combined with consumption, demonstrate a relationship to decisions to carry out acts of sexual violence, there is an obligation on the Irish government to target alcohol consumption, particularly binge drinking, and alcohol-related attitudes that are facilitative of rape.

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