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 […]
MIC launches database of transgender murders A key initiative has recently been unveiled in tracking this underreported crime. The database provides data and visualizations of this horrendous crime in the USA 2010-2016. This article from GLAAD explains its significance. The Hate Index A new resource from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism‘s NYCity […]
The 16 days of activism campaign ended on 10th December. But the release this week of the Femicide census by Womens Aid shows why it is still necessary. It contains the horrifying statistic that between 2009 and 2015, 936 women were killed by men in England and Wales. It also details under reporting of this […]
According to the 2016 Index produced annually by The Committee to Protect Journalists Somalia tops the rankings. The list was released on 2nd November as International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. This event calls on nations to condemn attacks on journalists and to bring the alleged perpetrators to justice.
This week the RSA published an interesting scoping paper on the future prison. Browse their website to see other examples discussing the role and future reform of prisons. Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest prison reform charity in the UK. Its website has news stories, policy and research publications covering all aspects of […]
Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill has just published a report with 86 recommendations on improving the clarity of the bill. The website has access to written and oral evidence presented. View the full text of the Bill and associated documents on the Home Office website Also released this week the Intelligence and […]
The national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has launched a free coercive control toolkit supported by Avon, to coincide with the Home Office’s implementation of the coercive control law. Download this tool kit which explains to parents and children the signs of coercive control and how to report it. Find more about the law.
The Counted launched by the Guardian newspaper to provide the public with statistical data about people killed by the police in the USA. It is possible to search by name, age, gender, ethnicity and state.
A new data visualization tool created by Mexican digital news site Animal Politico and data journalism platform Poderopedia, which aims to provide a visual mapping of drug cartels and organised drug crime in Mexico. At the moment 4 years of data seems to be available. All information is offered in Spanish.
November 2nd was the international day to end impunity about crimes against journalists. Released to mark the occasion was a special report from UNESCO World trends in freedom of expression and media development: special digital focus 2015 It covers countering online hate and protecting journalists in the digital age, and the role of internet intermediaries in fostering […]