This project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Research Leaders Awards and led by the University of Bristol. The three main aims of this study were to examine the prevalence and distribution of women’s and men’s acceptance of Intimate Partner violence in 49 low- and middle-income countries to identify systemic […]
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Attitudes to Domestic Violence in Low and Middle Income Countries: a multi-level approach to primary prevention
…according to the latest EIU intelligence report? In 2019 it was shared by Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris. the least expensive city is Caracas, Venezuela. The methodology uses 400 individual prices across 160 categories. Free registration is required to access the full text. Annual reports from 2015 are also available from the website for comparison.
The OECD has discussed methodology (in terms of OECD nations) in a number of its reports. This includes How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 – which covers 25 nations. They have also developed the Better Life Index- which compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions […]
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This week the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Inquiry: “Managing the Impact of Social Media on Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing” called for safeguards; but their surveys also found that two thirds of those answering found social media useful for sourcing health information.
World Happiness Report 2018, ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels. The 2019 report is due to be launched on the 20th March – International Day of Happiness. Download the data and consult the methodology on the website.
On March 12, 1989, British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for what would become the World Wide Web to his boss at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Here is his second draft plan from 1990. The official celebration site has the history They also have some sound tracks they have created to express […]
Just released by The Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy this detailed mapping of the oil infrastructure of China pulls together in one place detailed information. The visualization focuses on four core categories of infrastructure: (1) crude oil pipelines, (2) refined product pipelines, (3) oil refineries, and (4) crude […]
A really great site for students created by Trevor Millum who studied History at Birmingham University before completing a PhD at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Visual Communication in Advertising. It is based on his PhD thesis with added content including advice on analysing images and further images added from the 21st century. The original […]
A new historic social history resource recently launched, recording local life from the 1880s through to the digital age, the Express & Star Photo Archive is a leading regional newspaper published by The Midland News Association Ltd (MNA) with different editions covering the Black Country and Staffordshire. This site has been made possible by National […]
This week the Access to Cash report was published. This independent survey found that the many people in the UK, primarily the poor, continue to rely heavily on cash. Indeed 17% of adults surveyed would find it difficult to manage without. Other reports can be found on the main review website Yet at the same time Link […]