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A new podcast of a public lecture from Laura Bates, author of the Everyday Sexism Project. It was record at the LSE on 11th October 2016 and lasts 1 hour 25 minutes. In it she focusses upon the Everyday Sexism Project, with a particular focus on students at university and women in the workplace. For […]
Shelter in conjunction with user research from IPSO Mori has launched a new Living Home Standard based on 42 criteria which members of the public feel should be used to assess housing standards. Shockingly according to this 42% of homes do not currently meet it. Categories include space, affordability, neighbourhood, stability of tenure and conditions. […]
The report published this week by an advisory group of Universities UK has recommendations which include improving advice given to students and enhancing school/university collaborations. The website has case studies and examples of good practice.
Read the full text online via the OECD iLibrary Download of the latest report on the state of entrepreneurship produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2016 edition includes statistical data from a new online small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) survey prepared by Facebook in co-operation with the OECD and the World Bank. Topics […]
was celebrated by the UN on October 11th The official website has news, related resolutions and a resource section with reports including empowerment guidelines and statistics on violence. The Save the Children report, Every Last Girl released this week contains the shocking statistics that one girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds. […]
Download the full text from the UK government website The appendix provides modern slavery crime data for England and Wales. The rest of the 51-page report contains information on criminal procedure and policy. Find out how this compares with other countries by consulting the Global Slavery Index from the Walk Free Foundation. It estimates that […]
Launch of Responsible Finance A body which represents responsible finance lenders in the UK. It is the new name for the Community Development Finance Association. These organisations work to provide access to credit for people and businesses not covered by the mainstream lenders. Its website has news from providers and research publications these include reports on financial […]
The Office for National Statistics is now collecting sexual identity estimates based on social survey data from the Annual Population Survey (APS) and has published it as a separate publication for the first time. The questions collect information on self-perceived sexual identity from the household population aged 16 and over in the UK. This is defined […]
Following on from last week’s list of resources. Here are some more new discoveries. This recent academic article examines whether academic staff are more likely to vote for Donald Trump It examines staff from law, politics and journalism and offers data on whether they are registered for a specific political party. CNN video library of […]
Yes according to the most recent report from Plan International. They refer to a lack of gender data collected by governments which makes it difficult for policy makers and other organisations to attain development goals. For instance they quote that of the 14 indicators that will be used to measure Goal 5 of the Sustainable […]