Det Supt Ryan Henderson, from the PSNI’s Public Protection Branch, helps launch the campaign to curb domestic abuse.

New rules in Northern Ireland to encourage the reporting of domestic abuse are working successfully, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has(...)

“Helpline calls and the needs of women are becoming more and more complex as the years pass.” Photograph: iStock

Women’s Aid refuges in Northern Ireland became the first home for 10 newborn babies last year, according to its annual report. The report, which is d(...)

A review of how cases of sexual violence in Northern Ireland are handled comes after widespread calls for reform of the system following the rape trial of rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were found not guilty. Photographs: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An independent review into the way cases of sexual violence are dealt with by the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland has begun. Sir John Gi(...)

Belfast:  street protests  took place across Ireland after the rape trial ended. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

The Belfast Feminist Network (BFN) is to stage a demonstration outside Ulster Rugby to encourage the club to “get rid of the culture of sexism” it say(...)