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Calls To National Rape Crisis Helpline At Record Level

18 to 23 year olds accounted for over a fifth of calls.

2022 was the busiest year on record for Dublin Rape Crisis Centre's helpline.

It also recorded its highest ever increased in calls at 31 per cent.

The organisation's annual report for 2022 shows 18 to 23 year olds accounted for over a fifth of calls, with 15 per cent coming from men.

More than 93 per cent of DRCC therapy clients were female, with 38 per cent having experienced sexual violence as a child.

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