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March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 newsletter available to download

UKPAC Vacancy – Website and Communications Officer

In October 2018 the UKPAC’s present Website and Communications Officer comes to the end of her term of office (minimum two – maximum four years) and the Committee is looking for someone, able to start immediately, to shadow the present … Continued

November Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter


Soroptimists from all over the UK are working to establish the public’s knowledge of Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery. This survey has ended. Many thanks for your help and participation. The results, including the paper survey, will be available … Continued


“Following the publication of the report ‘Transforming Lives’ with the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) in December 2014, Soroptimist clubs across the UK and the UK Programme Action Committee (UKPAC) have been involved in disseminating the findings, and encouraging responsible authorities … Continued

New reports and resources

In the resources section we have added 3 new reports etc. Or it is possible to open them from this page.       The analysis of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) and of … Continued

UKPAC submission to Dept of Work & Pensions

The department of Work and Pensions is conducting an enquiry into “Victims of Modern Slavery” to which UKPAC made a submission. This took the form of a series of questions to which we provided responses. It has now been published … Continued

Post-CSW meeting

Glenys Hunt, Vice Chair UKPAC, attended the Post-CSW meeting recently on our behalf. This was a useful meeting of parliamentarians and NGOs to consider CSW60, the progress made and what still needs to be done. The report on this meeting is … Continued

Report of the House of Lords Select Committee on PSVI

Many members attended the launch of The Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI)  in the O2 Arena a few years ago. This initiative aims to address the culture of impunity, ensure more perpetrators are brought to justice and ensure better support … Continued

Report from CSW 60 by UKPAC Vice Chairman Glenys Hunt

CSW60   What a privilege it was to attend the 60th Commission for the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York, as UKPAC representative. This was my first CSW and I have to say, as well as … Continued