RAPE VICTIM GROUPS CALL FOR CHILD SEX SENTENCES TO BE DOUBLED

Sentences for child sex offenders need to be doubled to show how serious the crime is.

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is getting behind a Fianna Fáil Bill that would increase jail time from 7 years to 15 for attacks.

The proposals were introduced in the Dáil yesterday and need cross-party support to become law.

The Head of the DRCC Noeline Blackwell says it’s the right way forward.

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