Mairia Cahill: Abuse victims have been frightened into silence

PACEMAKER BELFAST   20/10/2014 Ma�ria Cahill  at Stormont to meet the DUP leader Peter Robinson. The west Belfast woman claims republicans were involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse is to meet with First Minister Peter Robinson later. Ma�ria Cahill has said she was raped by a suspected IRA member and interrogated about it by the organisation.'She is pictured arriving with DUP MLA Paul Girvan,'Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
PACEMAKER BELFAST 20/10/2014 Ma�ria Cahill at Stormont to meet the DUP leader Peter Robinson. The west Belfast woman claims republicans were involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse is to meet with First Minister Peter Robinson later. Ma�ria Cahill has said she was raped by a suspected IRA member and interrogated about it by the organisation.'She is pictured arriving with DUP MLA Paul Girvan,'Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

A Belfast woman who claims her allegations of rape were covered up by Sinn Fein and the IRA has vowed to support abuse victims she says are still too scared to come forward and tell their stories.

A Belfast woman who claims her allegations of rape were covered up by Sinn Fein and the IRA has vowed to support abuse victims she says are still too scared to come forward and tell their stories.