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Latest Afrobarometer finding on opinion polls conducted in 34 African nations 2016-18. It also covers attitudes towards household decision making. Download the facts and methodology from the website. Assests include mobile phones, computers, bank accounts, transport and TVs.
Digitised by Goldsmiths University of London new transcription of the Windrush passenger list the original of which is held at The National Archives. It has links to PDF versions of landing cards, names, date of births occupations and proposed address. The National Archives has some original government letters about the arrival of the ship in […]
An educational site developed by developed by Dr Sundari Anitha from the University of Lincoln and Professor Ruth Pearson from the University of Leeds in 2013 but worth rediscovering. It covers migration, women and work, workers’ rights, and the story of South Asian women workers during the Grunwick and Gate Gourmet industrial disputes in processing plants in the […]
24% of students from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds have experience racial harassment in UK universities
Shocking new report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has these findings. Get the methodology and facts by downloading the report.
For those seeking to look on the bright side the BBC archive has released Monty Python materials to celebrate the 50th anniversary. They include documents, original reviews, photographs and insights into its creation and reception.
See the FAO official website for details of this year’s theme on healthy diet. UNICEF The State of the World’s Children 2019: Children, food and nutrition They refer to children in the UK as being in a swamp of obesity. OECD has recently published a report The Heavy Burden of Obesity The Economics of Prevention Using microsimulation modelling, this […]
Free via the BFI player this collection of films celebrates the Black presence in Britain. They include a significant number of pre-Windrush films and documentaries highlighting black lives . They include footage of this visit of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson to Manchester Docks in 1911.
ParlRulesData.org is a machine‐readable dataset of House of Commons Standing Orders between 1811 and 2015. The data currently covers the UK House of Commons (1811-2015) and the Irish Dáil (1926-2016). They chart procedural changes and are described in this article which gives insight into their creation and how they can be used by researchers.
For those seeking full-text US government documents Govinfo has now added more than 1500 Congressional Hearings since 2008. There are also selected committees from 1957 onwards. They include oversight of legislation and investigations. This tutorial explains the role of the legislative process.
Get useful facts and figures on the working of the UN from this annual publication from the government of New Zealand. It focuses on the structure membership and role of the about the six principal UN organs established by the UN Charter: the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court […]