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2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day. Find information on the United Nations website this includes the official resolution and details of this year’s observation when legal capacity of persons with autism will be discussed. Why it is important? Because According to the National Autistic Society around Around 700,000 people may be autistic. Aside from the […]
On 15th March 2017, the Broadband Commission Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide launched its final report Recommendations for action: bridging the gender gap in Internet and broadband access and use. This has some focuses specifically on the Internet as a means to increase women’s empowerment. It also includes a useful bibliography of links […]
A site created by UNHCR staff to gather together good examples of policy and practical implementation for those working with urban refugees. Items have been submitted by NGOs, civil society organisations, academic researchers government and community based groups. It is possible to search by keyword or browse guidelines and tools by creator, sector and region. […]
A database from the University of Nottingham which offers insight into the political history of Europe and the government of 48 nations from (1848-2015). It is possible for users to get data on the process of political institutionalisation trends in party systems, types of political system, electoral volatility and the composition of individual governments in […]
With the triggering of Article 50, here is an opportunity to compare the 1975 and 2016 EU referendum campaigns. Launched this week as part of the LSE Digital library the Brexit collection which has digitised pamphlets from 1975 and 2016 allowing you to directly compare content, style and rhetoric. You can sort by title, subject or […]
The Prime Ministers Letter to Donald Tusk Triggering Article 50 is available online. It received the following statement by the European Council on the EU notification.
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.