Men and boys in the West of Ireland daring to deliver for our partners, sisters, friends and mothers.

Can we dare to imagine an Ireland without Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control of women, girls and young children? Can we imagine the transformed lives of thousands in communities across Ireland: how safer, healthier and happier they would feel?

Well, men and boys in the West of Ireland think it’s time for us to stop dreaming – and start acting.

We can play a crucial role in helping to eradicate this hidden terror.

That’s what Man Up West is all about.

This is our latest Man Up campaign, which has been inspiring men to stand against domestic violence, to challenge abuse and support women and children since 2012.

Latest News…

Some facts…

10,782  Women received support from domestic violence support services in Ireland in 2018.

2,572 Children at least received support from domestic abuse services in Ireland in 2018.

53,627 helpline calls were answered by domestic violence services across Ireland in 2018.

3,256 requests for emergency refuge accommodation could not be met because the refuge was full in 2018.

Some facts…

10,101  Women received support from domestic violence support services in Ireland in 2016.

3,685 Children at least received support from domestic abuse services in Ireland in 2016.

50,551 helpline calls were answered by domestic violence services across Ireland in 2016.

3,981 requests for emergency refuge accommodation could not be met because the refuge was full in 2016.

Man Up is a campaign by Safe Ireland. Man Up West is our latest inspiring, brave and pioneering campaign to harness the voices, talents, concerns and activism of men and boys to play their crucial role in helping change the face of Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control.