UN Digital Portal against Hate Speech This new portal provides definitions of what constitutes hate crime and free access to UN resources including: UN Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech, key law instruments, programmes of action and materials from events.
The Rainbow Map and Index produced by ILGA-Europe’s ranks 49 European countries on their legal and policy practices for LGBTI people. 7 themes are covered: equality and non-discrimination family hate crime and hate speech legal gender recognition intersex bodily integrity civil society space asylum The site contains all indexes since 2009 allowing longitudinal analyses.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has released its 2022 annual Digital Terrorism and Hate Report It includes coverage of homophobia and transphobia and fake news dissemination. It grades major players such as Twitter, Facebook, Google and major gaming platforms on how well they attempt to eliminate anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, and bullying.
Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The release of a new policy to tackle racial inequality in the UK.
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A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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The Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre (the Modern Slavery PEC) A consortium of six academic organisations funded by the Art and Humanities Research Council and led by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law. Its website has news and research papers on issues relating to trafficking, the international supply […]
An international digital project led by Dr Sria Chatterjee and made possible by a grant from DARIAH EU and support from the Institute of Experimental Design and Media, FHNW. Princeton Center for Digital Humanities is a project partner. It is interdisciplinary and seeks to curate visualisations which spotlight on inequality. Topics include: how Covid policies effect […]
Rainbow Europe ranks all 49 European countries on the basis of laws and policies that have a direct impact on the LGBTI people’s human rights in 6 categories: equality and non-discrimination; family; hate crime and hate speech; legal gender recognition and bodily integrity; civil society space; and asylum.
Based on a global survey of 901 journalists from 125 countries, this new UNESCO study found 73% identifying as women said they had experienced online violence. Black, Indigenous, Jewish, Arab and lesbian women journalists participating in the survey and interviews said they experienced both the highest rates and the most severe impacts of online violence.
These resources have been developed by Professor Nayanika Mookherjee (Anthropology, Durham University) in collaboration with Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB) based on her publications.They constitute a valuable resource for researchers in these difficult sensitive areas. It provides a set of guidelines, a graphic novel and an animation film outlining how to ethically record testimonies of sexual violence.