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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. (2021) Dublin Rape Crisis Centre statistics supplement 2020. Dublin: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

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National 24-Hour Helpline - In 2020, there were 13,438 contacts to the National Helpline. Most were first-time contacts (6451) with 5,349 in touch for a second or subsequent time and 1,638 undisclosed.

DRCC’s counselling and therapy services had to pivot completely from exclusively delivered face-to-face to fully online or by phone. DRCC had 570 clients in 2020, of which 268 were new in that year and 302 ongoing clients. Some 92.5% of clients were female, 7.5% were male.

P.15 Breakdown by type of abuse - adult

  • 45.0% Rape
  • 10.9% Sexual Assault
  • 3.6% Marital Rape
  • 0.8% Sexual Harassment
  • 0.6% Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • 0.6% Suspected Drug Rape

Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Crime prevention
September 2021
30 p.
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Corporate Creators
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Place of Publication
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