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MIC launches database of transgender murders A key initiative has recently been unveiled in tracking this underreported crime. The database provides data and visualizations of this horrendous crime in the USA 2010-2016. This article from GLAAD explains its significance. The Hate Index A new resource from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism‘s NYCity […]
A really useful listing from Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR) blog which draws together in one place an A-Z listing of links to news resources that can be difficult to trace via other means. It lists over 200 titles arranged by country of origin. Other good sources of historic newspapers it is worth […]
Two major annual reports released recently. African Human Development report 2016 focuses upon women’s empowerment. The Arab Human Development report focuses upon Youth. Keep up to date with recent publications by checking the magnificent ELDIS website .
Early this month the British Red Cross published a report called Escaping the Bubble which from its survey found that 80% of people in the UK (amongst those surveyed) had experienced loneliness with 18% feeling often or always lonely.
The Core Project is an interactive, open-access eBook based Economics course devised by academics from respected institutions around the world.
Now available online via GOV Info the bound volumes from volume 127 (1981) to volume 147 (2001). The Congressional record is the official daily proceeding s of the United States Congress. This time period covers the presidency of Ronald Reagan the fall of the Berlin Wall and relating changes in international relations. See the press release […]
Get insight into recent and forthcoming trends in the latest innovating pedagogy report from the researchers at the Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK, and the Learning Sciences Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore. It has great case studies of learning through social media, crowdsourcing and teachback. Earlier reports from 2012 onwards are […]
On 7th December UK parliament debated the government’s strategy on Brexit. Read the Hansard entry and consult related documents on the UK parliament website.
The 16 days of activism campaign ended on 10th December. But the release this week of the Femicide census by Womens Aid shows why it is still necessary. It contains the horrifying statistic that between 2009 and 2015, 936 women were killed by men in England and Wales. It also details under reporting of this […]
Released this week, the Casey Review into opportunity and integration. This independent review was commissioned in July 2015 and conducted by Dame Louise Casey. In her summary she states that she wanted to consider the nature and extent of social deprivation and division in society and how it could give rise to intolerance and hate. Large […]