DOMESTIC violence is a pervasive problem across society, and now the hard working team at Fermanagh Women’s Aid (FWA) is on a mission to make support for victims just as pervasive. In recent years FWA has run a number of very successful training programmes with local police and hairdressers in the area, which have led […]
Help is always available for domestic abuse victims during this unprecedented time.
Fermanagh Women’s Aid has stressed it is still on hand to help.
A LOCAL man charged with assaulting his father and brother in a domestic violence incident, failed to appear in court and was detained after a second report of his explosive behaviour was made to police. Described by a judge as “a bully, who rules the roost” the accused was found in the same house with […]
THE outgoing head coach of Clogher Valley Rugby Team, has appeared in court after assaulting his partner in a domestic violence attack last weekend. Hemi Taukiri (45) of Main Street, Fivemiletown accepted the charge and wanted to have it dealt with straight away, as he is scheduled to return to his native New Zealand imminently. […]
Fergal Leonard was speaking after a new Department of Justice initiative came into force on Monday in a bid to curb domestic violence.
“Women are dead, we know there’s a problem. What’s the barrier in addressing it? That barrier is that we don’t have a government.”
“How many more women have to die before you do something? What are you going to do and when?”
Most other types of crime continue to decline, but figures released by the PSNI show incidents of domestic violence locally have risen.
A ‘say nothing’ culture makes it difficult for those working with victims