UKPAC news

Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery

The first Soroptomist International sticker on the back of a Croation Truck, which was forwarded to us by John Shirley Ltd, the freight forwarding agency SI Canterbury has been working with to get these stickers on as many long-haul trucks … Continued



UKSSD

SDG Scorecard published September 2019 UKSSD publishes Scorecard of UK Voluntary National Review UKSSD’s SDG Scorecard, published today, assesses the UK Voluntary National Review (VNR) based on UN Voluntary Reporting guidelines and best practice. Although there a positive signs of … Continued


Modern Day Slavery Appeal

The National Crime Agency suspects there are tens of thousands of victims of Modern Slavery here in the UK. Unseen runs the UK Modern Slavery Helpline, which has indicated over 15,000 potential victims since its launch in 2016. The Helpline … Continued


County Lines – Protecting Vulnerable People from Drug Gangs

Spot the signs of County Lines – police launch campaign to protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs Dorset Police has launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs … Continued


Conference 4 September 2019 – Prison Reform Trust

Justice minister Lucy Frazer to address conference on delivering effective solutions to tackle women’s offending A year after the publication of the government’s Female Offender Strategy, the Prison Reform Trust, in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement and the … Continued



Stop forcing sexual assault survivors to hand in their phones in investigations #victimsnotsuspects

Rachel Lawson Policy and Research Officer OPCC Dear Dame Vera, Following the incredible and (almost entirely) positive coverage earlier this week about survivors being forced to hand over their phones and excessive information to the police, we’ve started a petition alongside … Continued


CSW63

NGO CSW63 CONSULTATION DAY  12TH MARCH 2019  SIHQ A blog by Margaret Clark NGO CSW63 New York Consultation Day “An early start on a crisp cold morning brought us to the NGO CSW63 New York Consultation Day. It was a … Continued


Police chief appointed to anti-slavery role

A senior police officer has been announced as the government’s new anti-slavery commissioner.   Sara Thornton, who currently chairs the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), will begin the role in May. She will be responsible for giving independent advice on … Continued