"The HSE has informed RCNI (Rape Crisis Network Ireland) and SAFE Ireland that all of our core funding will terminate, in its entirety, on June 30th 2011."
RCNI and SAFE are seeking to reverse this decision, requesting people contact the Minister for Health, Dr Reilly (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org ) and an Taoiseach, Enda Kenny (email@example.com).
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A total of 2,765 cases of violence against women and girls were reported in Afghanistan last year.
"The incidents included 144 self-immolation, 261 attempted suicide, 237 forced marriage, 538 beating and 45 murder cases. The self-immolation attempts left 75 dead and 20 others disabled. Twenty-two individuals recovered after treatment."RAWA: http://www.rawa.org/temp/runews/rawanews.php?id=2239#ixzz1MS5CexBp