A new report from the Simon Wiesenthal center finds the rise of alt-tech far-right digital websites and platforms. The report also has an accompanying Digital Terrorism and Hate ‘Report Card’ which evaluates the efforts of powerful online platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter in removing extremist content.
This useful free source has been developed by the Joint Research Centre in cooperation with the Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Mediation Instruments Division within the EU. It uses open source statistics to calculate, using quantitative data, the risk of violent conflict in the next 4 years. Detailed information on the methodology is provided on the website. Indicators relating […]
Free access to this special issue from GISWatch. It focuses on conditions in six Asian states: Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Thailand.
According to new research from the World Bank Global and Regional Trends in Women’s legal protection against domestic violence and sexual harassment. It has listings of those countries which do not have laws protecting against sexual violence and domestic violence as well as analysis on trends in legislation between 2013-2017. Data sources and methodology are provided in […]
Part of the Northern Ireland Political Collection, curated by the Linen Hall Library, has been digitised. The Divided Society project makes available documents that were published between 1990 and 1998 in the UK, Ireland and further afield. Access is free to those in the UK, who have to make an account. Access the collection at: […]
Latest shocking data from the UK Office of National Statistics. This compares with 4% of men. See the methodology and full report on the website. The website also includes other crime surveys for England and Wales. The UK has one of the highest levels of recorded sexual violence crime in Europe. Eurostat provides details of […]
To celebrate the arrival LGBT History Month view this collection on which features primary source documents and teaching materials relating to the impact of the 1969 Stonewall violence on the Gay liberation movement in the USA. It includes photographs interviews and materials on changing attitudes towards the gay community.
Just released by the World Justice Project. It examines and ranks adherence to the rule of law in 113 nations and jurisdictions worldwide. Evidence is gathered from surveys. 5 questionnaires covering 9 factors. Find out more about the variables and methodology used on the website. Topics covered include: Constraints on Government Powers, Fundamental Rights, Order […]
27th January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. It is the date of the Holocaust Memorial Day which is time to remember those who died in the Second World War Holocaust and subsequent genocides. The Holocaust Memorial trust has details of this year’s theme the power of Words. Two well regarded […]
The Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination review found significant failings in the current laws. Amongst other findings it called for strengthening the laws on sexual harassment at work to protect women from harassment by third parties, making ‘up-skirting’ an offence and making misogyny a hate crime. The Chartered Management Institute launched a report called Broken Windows […]