The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in conflict was held on the 19th June. Read what Angelina Jolie said about this in a 2016 LSE event. United Nations statements Official website Official resolution establishing the day in 2015. 2018 Report of the Secretary-General on conflict-related sexual violence (S/2018/250) Illustrated version Closing the […]
Just released by UNODC, the first report on the nature and impact of the smuggling of migrants. It includes infographics and data on numbers and routes plus profiles. It also has data on fatalities.
The EU has launched a general information portal for the public. Privacy International EDRI, Bits of Freedom and others are launching an EU-wide awareness raising campaign about the GDPR, available in eight different languages which is designed to educate users.
Yes according to reports and evidence given to the foreign Affairs committee which this week published a review of Russian influence. The UK government has an anti-corruption plan with updates on progress Other useful sources on this are: Transparency International Corruption Index which measures citizens perception of how corrupt their country is. See how the UK […]
The Syrian Archive aims to support human rights investigators, advocates, media reporters and journalists in their efforts to document human rights violations in Syria. Its website collects reports of attacks on journalists and human rights violations. It now has a database of chemical weapons attacks materials. Currently verified 861 videos from 193 sources covering some 212 […]
2018 is the 25th anniversary and the focus is upon the rule of law. Find out more about the events on the UNESCO official website. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources. The United nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites. […]
A new open-access journal produced by Leicester Learning Institute – The Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (JLTHE) – was launched this week. The first issue can be read here. JLTHE is published using the Leicester Open Journals service. The journal aims to “raise the profile of scholarship in educational practice, and to […]
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This week Freedom House Reports released Attacks on the Record – the state of world press freedom 2017/18.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices These are Published annually by the US State Department and cover the status of human rights and worker rights in nearly 200 countries worldwide. The 2017 website includes the ability to interactively build a report. Topics include civil liberties (freedom of the Press, freedom of expression) worker rights and […]
Her Time is a new UCL-based journal and podcast created by students which seeks to explore online aspects of gender history. It was launched in March 2018. It now has some articles online – including one covering the Miss World Protest 1970.