Jessica Bowes

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Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty will establish a judge-led group to examine how to improve the enforcement of child maintenance payments. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty will establish a judge-led group to examine how to improve the enforcement of child maintenance payments(...)

 Abuse survivor Jessica Bowes remains concerned about survivors being contacted by former partners. Jonathan McSherry, served 22 months in prison for an attack on her in 2015.

Legislation enabling people who are being harassed, threatened or intimidated, including through social media, to seek a no-contact order from the co(...)

Protesters hold up a placard remembering Allison Marimón-Herrera and her mother Giselle who were found dead in a flat in Newry, during the International Women’s Day rally at Belfast city hall. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

The shameful phenomenon of male violence towards women is never far from the headlines, usually in relation to the latest tragic case. The year is st(...)

Jessica Bowes (left) has been awarded €150,000 damages against her ex-partner Jonathan McSherry (right) as a result of a vicious beating he inflicted on her.

A woman left with long term physical and psychological damage after being severely beaten by the father of her two children has been awarded €150,000 (...)