The UNHCR Livelihoods Information System monitors the impact of UNHCR’s livelihoods programmes. It includes data on the ability of refugees to earn a living in employment agriculture and self employment in 25 nations where it operates. 2020 data from Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, […]
Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation and Freedom Primary Sources from Houghton Library Houghton Library, Harvard University’s largest rare books and manuscripts repository, is home to hundreds of thousands of materials relating to African American history in North America. This wonderful website is being developed to provide free access to a range of digitised primary source items – manuscripts, photos, […]
2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices The Security Council branch at the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs have issued their online 2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices. It holds data on the number of meetings including numbers switched online, meeting attendees by gender and themes and content of meetings.
ACLED (The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project) has now released all political violence and protest data for 2021. You can now access an annual update covering more than 266,000 events around the world. It includes extensive coverage of the impact of COVID on violent uprising and state repression across the world. Register for […]
…has been created by the International Forum for Democratic Studies. It aims to provide researchers with a single portal where they can find examples of the spread and nature of authoritarian power worldwide. It defines the term “sharp power” as reflecting an approach that typically involves the subtle penetration and manipulation of targeted countries and […]
De Gruyter have just made free to download: An End to Antisemitism! the outcome of an international high-level conference that was held in Vienna in 2018 as a collaboration between the University of Vienna, together with New York University, Tel Aviv University and the European Jewish Congress. Topics covered include: Volume 1: Comprehending and Confronting Antisemitism, […]
The UNU Gender Atlas provides a succinct summary of the United Nations University’s work on gender equality and looks at themes in the 2030 Agenda.
The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
…online by Brigham Young University. Stories, photos and video will be collected and managed by Their Story is Our Story, which aims to present the experiences of refugees in their own words.