Monica O’Connor – Individual Award Nominee – 2001

As well as working in a Women’s Refuge for 7 years, while working with Women’s Aid, Dublin, Monica was instrumental in the development and delivery of training modules on domestic violence in Ireland, for the Irish police, health, and social services. She has also co-written 3 research publications on the subject, which together, helped in the formation of Ireland’s Domestic Violence Act of 1996.