The latest annual report from the International Trade Union Federation ranks on the worse countries to work in in terms of trade union and labour protection. Topics covered include the right to strike, engage in collective bargaining and civil rights such as the right of free assembly. Also released recently by the ILO World Employment and […]
This week was refugee week. For data on all aspects of refugees see the specialist UNHCR website The Mental Health and well-being portal which was launched by UEL last year to support regugees. It has resources on relaxation as well as references, presentations and a directory of resources and organisations.
The Open Knowledge Foundation has just published its open Data index. It provides links to examples of good practice from governments worldwide and considers the problems with the state of open data.
15th June has been designated by the United Nations as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to increase knowledge and work to eliminate abuse and violence against older people worldwide. The Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE), located at the University of Delaware provides free access to bibliographic references to journal articles and […]
International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University, Rotterdam have recently published the KidsRights Index 2017, a global ranking which charts countries’ performance records concerning children’s rights. Interestingly Portugal tops the ranks with the UK in 156th place! This is because it assesses rights in five demands (including child legislation, health and education) and considers […]
…according to the latest report issued by Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (Gender-sensitive approach to arbitrary killings) – Advance unedited version. For UK statistics on the extent of domestic violence see this official data on ONS website and the domestic violence abuse statistics. The United Nations website quotes worldwide statistics. […]
Free access to this important collection from the University of California Berkeley The Bancroft Library’s Oral History Center. It comprises 23 oral history interviews with key figures organizing the right of same sex couples to marry in the USA. They include focus on changing attitudes, organization of campaigns and the role of LGBT activists in […]
Download the results from The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES). It consists of surveys of nearly 10,000 men and women between the ages of 18 and 59 in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine. Coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, in collaboration with local research partners, the results offer insights into their lives, expectations […]
The most recent study by Royal Society for Public Health found in a survey of social media that Instagram was recorded as having the most negative impact on the mental well being of young people in the UK. YouTube was rated as the most positive! Find out more by downloading the report which ranks the […]
The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was observed on May 17. The official website has highlights of the day and resources for activists The Transrights Europe Map and Index was released it examines national legal provision relating to gender identity recognition in 22 categories. These include mental health diagnosis and sterilisation. Other useful […]