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 […]
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 […]
A great new tool for Public Health England which uses official data to explore the social and economic and environmental factors which impact on the health of the English population. It measures on 7 domains: the natural and built environment, work and the labour market, vulnerability, income, crime, education the set of Marmot indicators (developed […]
Research project from the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. It has been curating 365 responses to what it means to be a’ dangerous woman’ between International Women’s Day 2016-2017. Read (under News) contributions from biographers, scholars and more covering arts, literature and politics. See this example on Not Just a housewife […]
Great economic evidence in favour of Gender equality was published in this recent report from the EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality) which quoted the data that on average improved gender equality in EU nations would to lead to an increase in GDP of about 12% by 2050. This is supported by the World Economic Forum […]
Censorship and Attacks on Artistic Freedom in 2016. The annual report b y Freemuse based on 78 countries recorded 1,028 attacks on artists and violations of their rights in 2016. It includes coverage of music, visual arts and performance. There is data on suppression of LGBT and women’s art. Censorship by state and non state […]
Released recently the UNESCO Global status report on school violence and bullying. This includes coverage on the nature, extent and actions taken to combat all types of bullying in schools worldwide. It includes coverage of cyberbullying, and the gender dimension of bullying.
A fascinating worldwide survey from the Varkey Foundation which surveyed over 20,000 young people (born 1995-2001) in 20 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK and the US) It includes a section on happiness and anxiety which has answers to such […]
The UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated on 11 February. This aims to increase awareness of the crucial role women and girls play in science and to ensure gender equality. For more information on gender gaps in science read these useful articles from the Conversation blog.
A landmark report on the State of Child Health released by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health found that the UK rated poorly in a comparison health of children in European Nations. 25 indicators were compared including infant mortality, obesity, immunisation and breastfeeding and in most cases poor health was linked with social deprivation […]