Alcohol is the most common form of date rape drug in Ireland.
Consuming alcohol will reduce your ability to identify a threat to yourself or to one of your friends.
Alcohol consumed by a rape survivor can be used in court to discredit her character and testimony.
For more, read Rape Crisis Network Ireland Fact Sheet: Alcohol and Sexual Violence.
Related article: "What do you do to avoid rape..."
Sad Fact: There are still plenty of men who think rape is funny.
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