IDAHOBIT 2019 The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is 17th May Stonewall has shared some key support organisations. Its website has examples of continuing discrimination. The TUC has also released reports of LGBT harassment at work Censorship can and still does continue. Each year the American Library Association provides a list of books that […]
Created by the UN University Centre for Policy Research using datasets from the ILO, IOM, Walk Free Foundation, SmartLab, UK Government, Delta 8.7 and the United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, this site has visual maps which show the prevalence of modern slavery worldwide and efforts to eliminate it. There are also individual data dashboards. Questions […]
The recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka have left the world in shock. How common is terrorism in Sri Lanka? Global Terrorism Database Maintained by The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) enables you to trace and compare past incidents by country, type of attack and perpetuator. It covers 1970-2017 SATP […]
United Nations Development Programme has just devised the first indicators on how to measure LGBTI inclusion. This is part of the process of measuring the delivery of 2030 development objectives. It provides provides a set of 51 indicators in the areas of health, education, civil and political participation, economic empowerment, security and violence.
Recently the UK government revealed research on the most hacked passwords. You can download the top 100,000 from the National Cyber research centre. For information on how common identity and online fraud is see CIFAS research summaries. This also gives basic data on the most frequently targeted groups. How much do people know about cybersecurity? The same […]
Attitudes to Domestic Violence in Low and Middle Income Countries: a multi-level approach to primary prevention
This project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Research Leaders Awards and led by the University of Bristol. The three main aims of this study were to examine the prevalence and distribution of women’s and men’s acceptance of Intimate Partner violence in 49 low- and middle-income countries to identify systemic […]
Two shocking reports published this week. Breaking down the barriers – National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage, considered the experiences of women and domestic abuse. Investigating its links with other forms of disadvantage such as mental health poverty, racism and homophobia. The Commission was established by AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) […]
The Kenyan Penal code currently criminalises same sex relations in sections 162 and 165. A penalty can be 14 years in prison. The courts recently postponed a reconsideration of the code until May This interesting article from the Conversation sets such laws in a wider colonial context For further information try these resources: For background context see the UK Home […]
Annual report from the group which monitors online hate, islamophobia, homophobia and the state of the far right in Britain today.
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation was 6th February Key resources for researching related topics include: A report published by the UN in July 2018 the on efforts to eliminate FGM This includes data on its prevalence and efforts to curb it. National FGM centre for the UK is between Barnardo’s and […]