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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) new data portal makes its reliable global data on drugs and crime easier to access and visualise. It includes sections on types of crime (firearms, homicide, violence, sexual crime) criminal justice systems, prisons and drug related seizures.
The second edition has recently been released in a collaboration between The African Union Commission, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank. ARII uses sixteen indicators, grouped into five dimensions, to measure how well each country and region in Africa is integrated with its neighbours. The indicators are grouped into 5 areas: Trade […]
New from Columbia University, this collection of website snapshots of American womens magazines, At the moment there are 9 covering from 2017 onwards. Titles include: Seventeen, Glamour and Teen Vogue as well as the more academic Womens History Network website. It is possible to search or browse. Includes beauty and fashion features including advertising.
The latest report from Nesta, a foundation which focuses on innovation. Charts differences in R&D investment in different regions of the UK, It has an online data visualisation which examines this and makes suggestions for future development.
With the cancellation of face-to-face meetings some resources from this year are now online. They cover the theme Queering the Archive. Contributors include: Del LaGrace Volcano (visual artist), Jordy Rosenberg (writer and academic), Julietta Singh (writer and academic), Topher Campbell (filmmaker, writer and photographer), Mojisola Adebayo (playwright and performer) and Roma Havers (poet and performer). They include readings […]
The First of June is designated by the United Nations as Global Parents day so here are some quick research links: Are parents becoming older? Yes in the UK according to the ONS. The average age of mothers and fathers increased for the 10th consecutive year in 2018. The standardised mean age of both mothers and fathers […]