Kildare Senator says the Minister must make sure this never happens again
Opposition parties have called on the Minister for Defence to "urgently intervene" and establish a review into allegations of abuse in the military.
It's after an RTE documentary detailed claims from four former members.
Former female members of the Defence Forces have spoken up about abuse and harassment they have experienced as part of “Women of Honour”, a documentary special on RTÉ Radio Onehttps://t.co/pN57tCYCAt— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) September 11, 2021
The women talked about alleged sexual abuse they suffered within the army.
Labour Senator, Kildare's Mark Wall says the Minister must make sure this never happens again
Defence Forces vow to 'co-operate' with any sex abuse investigation https://t.co/xXz2SIxTbv— breakingnews.ie (@breakingnewsie) September 12, 2021
The revelations have been labelled 'deeply disturbing' by Sinn Fein, and 'toxic' by the Social Democrats.
Labour Senator Mark Wall, who is from Athy, says the accounts given by those women must be investigated thoroughly
“No woman should ever have to experience what was described in the show.— The Labour Party (@labour) September 11, 2021
“The Minister must appoint at independent person to investigate the culture and practices as they relate to misogyny, harassment and bullying within the Forces.” 💬 @MarkWall1 👇 https://t.co/1O6aQYdqfS