The latest Femicide Census report, compiled by Women’s Aid, reveals that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2016. Nine in ten women killed that year were killed by someone they knew. It forms part of a larger website which lists and gathers statistics on over 1,000 women killed […]
From 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign seeks to end violence against girls and women. LSE Centre for Women Peace and Security has a timeline on tackling violence against women where you can find background […]
A large batch of JFK assassination classified documents has been released by the USA government to supplement The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records collection.
In the news recently has been some debate about whether the pay cap on public sector pay should be lifted. Read the briefing paper published by IFS on recent pay restraint policy – has pay kept up with costs? The government has confirmed awards for police and prison officers. Recommendations from the NHS pay review […]
The Northern Ireland Official Publications Archive (NIOPA) is now freely available at the following address: http://niopa.qub.ac.uk/ It is possible to browse by department. Agency, document type or titles as well as to conduct keyword searches. Materials are availbale from approximately 2015 onwards The link is on our UK and Ireland Archives page http://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/history/ukandireland For more information […]
Propublica in association with Google News Lab and a data visualization studio called Pitch Interactive has launched a site about hate crimes and bias incidents in the USA. In addition to recording violence, harassment and vandalism, the project includes stories about hate crimes legislation and programmes designed to combat hate in local communities. This covers […]
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and support victims in England and Wales. This includes homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime. To find out why it is necessary look at the details of the Fawcett Society Reclaim the Internet campaign which is seeking to eliminate online […]
The commercial company Maplethrorpe have just released their 2017 modern slavery index. You can view a summary on their website. For the UK the latest statistics (including trafficking) are on the National Crime Agency website. Also available online, ILO estimates of global child labour and forced labour worldwide. The Walk free Foundation produce an annual […]
A report from the TUC – the cost of being out at work– reported nearly 39% LGBT responding to their survey had been victimised or discriminated against by colleagues.
University of Virginia School of Law has launched the Corporate Prosecutions Registry. It offers free access to detailed information about every federal organizational prosecution since 2001, as well as deferred and non-prosecution agreements with organizations since 1990. It is possible to browse by type of crime – fraud, money laundering, anti-trust, workplace safety, bribery – […]