Domestic abuse survivors at risk of further harm, says Women’s Aid

Women’s Podcast: Also in this episode, blogger Lily Pebbles on new book The F Word

Women’s Aid has warned that women are being left at risk of further harm due to Ireland’s overstretched legal system and insufficient resources for survivors of domestic abuse. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Women’s Aid has warned that women are being left at risk of further harm due to Ireland’s overstretched legal system and insufficient resources for survivors of domestic abuse. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

 

Women’s Aid has warned that women are being left at risk of further harm due to Ireland’s overstretched legal system and insufficient resources for survivors of domestic abuse.

On the latest episode of the Women’s Podcast, the charity’s director, Margaret Martin, speaks to Róisín Ingle about their 2017 annual report and the issues raised by it year after year.

“I think we are talking about people who are not seen as a being a priority, that’s women and children primarily.

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“We have to hear the government say: We’ve got this wrong. We have to do more and these are the things we have to do,” she says.

Later in the podcast, lifestyle blogger turned author, Lily Pebbles, talks about female friendships, toxic friends, the Spice Girls and her first book which covers all of the above, The F Word: A personal exploration of modern female friendship.

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