UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar on Femicide in Ireland
23 November 2018
Susanna Cawley and Chris Cawley, brother and sister of Celine Cawley (killed in 2008) join Margaret Martin and Norah Casey at the launch of the Women's Aid Femicide Watch 2018.
Women's Aid UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar and Launch of the Women's Aid Femicide Watch 2018 (Republic of Ireland).
BREAKING THE PATTERN OF MALE VIOLENCE
A range national and international experts addressed the link between domestic abuse and femicide, what we can learn from fatal domestic abuse to increase better risk identification and management, the impact of femicide on families, and the role of the State and its agencies in protecting women and children from harm.
Seminar speakers included:
- Chris Cawley & Susanna Cawley, family of Celine Cawley.
- Drew Harris, Commissioner, An Garda Síochána.
- Dr Jane Monckton Smith, Forensic criminologist & domestic homicide expert.
- Jessica Bowes, domestic violence survivor advocate.
- Margaret Martin, Director, Women's Aid.
- Regina Doherty, T.D., Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
This event was chaired by Norah Casey, broadcaster and publishing entreprenteur.
Date: Friday 23rd November 2018
Download Speakers' Inputs
Some Media Coverage
- One O'Clock News, RTE 1, Friday 23rd November 2018
- Seven women have suffered violent deaths in 2018, Morning Ireland, RTE Radio 1, Friday 23rd November 2018.
- Celine Cawley Siblings call for legal reform on inheritance, The Irish Times, 23rd November 2018.
- Interview with Chris Cawley and Susanna Cawley, The Marian Finucane Show, RTE Radio 1, Saturday 24th November 2018.
- Harris in pledge on domestic violence, The Irish Examiner, Saturday 24th November 2018
- Celine's family in 'draining' battle to keep assets from wife killer, Friday 23rd November 2018.
- "It's not love, it's entitlement":90 percent of women murdered in Ireland are killed by someone they know., The Journal.ie, Friday 23rd Novemebr 2018.
This event marks the start of the 16 Days of Action Campaign 2018 (25th November to 10th December 2018). For more on this campaign visit www.womensaid.ie/16days.
Pillar Room, The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1