Tag: domestic violence

New Federation Project – Empowering girls in Nepal with ChoraChori

In Nepal, reported cases of rape have quadrupled in the past ten years. Girls’ lives are being destroyed as they face not only the violence and long-term mental trauma but also the stigma associated with rape. UK registered charity ChoraChori … 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



Action, Advocacy, Lobbying and Petitions

TAKE ACTION – Sign a Petition  https://sigbi.org/what-we-do/take-action-sign-a-petition Do you want to make a difference to Women and Girls around the World? Taking action by signing a petition can really make change happen.Petitions are a great way to get your views heard by … Continued


Cities for CEDAW – Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women

The aim of the Cities for CEDAW (The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) campaign is to “Make the Global Local” and protect the rights of women and girls by passing legislation establishing the principles … Continued


2020 Anniversaries

The year 2020 will mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. This anniversary provides a much-needed opportunity to reflect on the direction of the UN and ensure it is built to address the global challenges of the 21st Century.   … 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


UKPAC meeting 10 November 2018

An interesting UKPAC meeting 10 November 2018 Ramada Hotel Solihull Birmingham with new Chair Liz Dominey.  Federation President Sue Williams informed us of her theme ‘Think on it’ raising awareness of mental health. Lots of plans to move forward tackling … Continued