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For those interested in industrial and labour history a collection of over 50 images relating to the 1980s strike have been added to the People’s Collection of Wales. They include LGBT Support group leaflets. If you have not explored this site before it is a great project supported by the Government of Wales which provides free […]
Really great A3 size visual mapping created by the IPU which clearly shows on a worldwide map statistics and ranking on women’s political leadership and parliamentary representation. For up to date data on women in National Parliaments in March 2017 see the main IPU website
For details on the Global Gender Pay gap see the recent United Nations Stop the Robbery campaign which has been launched on social media It is supporting the http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13th – 24th March, 2017, […]
Latest release 2017 WIID3.4 A number of new nations and resources have been added to this free database from the United Nations University, UNU-Wider, which offers the public free visualisations and statistics of inequality on a global scale covering the period 1961-2015.
Where is the most expensive city to live? Download the free data from the latest Economist Intelligence Unit report which covers over 200 cities worldwide. It is conducted every 6 months and compares more than 400 prices including food, drink, transport and recreational costs. It includes useful graphs comparing the average price of a white […]
Yes according to a report released by the Department of Education this week which makes interesting reading. But something we should not forget: Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has just released the annual 2017 Homeless Monitor for the UK which shows an increase in the number of individual and households who have experienced a […]
The EU has been celebrating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. The Treaty of Rome, is an international agreement that led to the founding of the European Economic Community (EEC) on 1 January 1958. It was signed on 25 March 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West […]
The EU has released the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which gathers together more than 30 indicators ranking European nations according to themes such as Connectivity, Human Capital, Use of Internet, Integration of Digital Technology and Digital Public Services. The website has good data visualizations as well as country reports and information about the […]
Beyond the Great Firewall: How China Became a Global Information Power Read the latest online report from Center for International Media Assistance to find out how. The 44 page book focuses upon three main areas: shaping international news media, guiding the evolution of the global Internet, and influencing global culture through Hollywood. Find data on […]
Useful reference tool on membership and policies: includes statistics. Also worth exploring the online library has treaties and reports from 1949 onwards.