Garda have commented probative enquiries into a case of Image-Based Sexual Abuse where a number of Women and Girls have had indecent images of them shared in online forums, and social media.
In a Garda statement issued this evening, Cork Safety Alerts were informed: ‘An Garda Síochána is aware of the reports and Assistant Commissioner (Organised & Serious Crime) has commenced probative enquires into the matter.’
A Change.org Petition has been created to ‘Make revenge porn a criminal offence in Ireland’ and so far has gathered over 30,000 signatures. The petition can be found here: https://www.change.org/p/irish-justice-department-make-revenge-porn-a-criminal-offence-in-ireland
If you have had your images shared without your consent, don’t worry help is there. @Womens_Aid are available on their helpline and they know there is going to be an influx from what’s happening. That number is 1800341900 https://t.co/Z8AYpcCAcb
— The Victims Alliance (@Vicsalliance) November 18, 2020
Women’s Aid are available to speak to anyone who has been affected by the above, freephone: 1800 341 900.
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