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The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence.

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Welcome to this section of our website where you will find information on our latest news such as events, latest research, funding programmes and other information of interest to those working in the fields of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.

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18/12/2017 Minister Flanagan introduces the Domestic Violence Bill 2017 in Dáil Éireann
Minister Flanagan introduces the Domestic Violence Bill 2017 in Dáil Éireann

15/06/2017 HSE Safeguarding Data Report 2016: Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse concerns reported to HSE
HSE Safeguarding Data Report 2016: Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse concerns reported to HSE

27/03/2017 New laws on Sexual Offences take effect from Monday - Fitzgerald
Cosc, the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence

15/02/2017 Tánaiste welcomes passage of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015 through the Oireachtas
Tánaiste welcomes passage of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015 through the Oireachtas

03/02/2017 Tánaiste publishes landmark Domestic Violence Bill
Tánaiste publishes landmark Domestic Violence Bill

24/01/2017 Tánaiste announces Government agreement to include new provisions on consent in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015 
Tánaiste announces Government agreement to include new provisions on consent in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015