Pride in London – why it still matters. This week we celebrated Pride in London. Why is it still necessary today? In 2017 NatCen analysed public opinion towards same sex relationships charting greater acceptance than in the past. In 1987, at the height of the AIDS crisis, those who agreed that same-sex relationships were “not […]
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.
Top 100 influential people for 2018 New from Apolitical: their list of the 100 most influential people in gender policy around the world. Drawing on nominations from dozens of gender equality experts and leading organisations in the field it aims to celebrate influential men and women working to achieve equality. Why are women not appointed […]
This new visual atlas has just been released by the World Bank It has charts and articles based on the 17 SDGs taken from the World Development Indicators. Topics covered include poverty, gender equality, education, and climate justice.
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.
…according to the latest report from the Local Government Association. The House of Commons also released the report: House of Commons Health Committee Childhood obesity: Time for action. It includes reviews of recent reports, evidence from stakeholders and consideration of such factors as labelling and junk food advertising to children. The official data used for measurement […]
This historical blog covers many of the key events and people that marked the spring of 1968. It provides both descriptions of various issues and people and links to more detailed information. It will eventually contain 12 entries from March-May 1968. The front page is here and there are regular updates on strikes and events. It […]
To celebrate is founding 150 years ago the TUC is creating its 150 voices to capture inspiring stories about trade unionists. They include early women socialists as well as more recent oral histories from strikes and industrial disputes. The TUC already has a great digital library of key documents and images from its history on the […]
The aim of this project is to explore the ways in which radical, feminist and at times illegal protest actions are archived. The project was initiated by Rachel Tavernor during a three month PhD placement at the British Library (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council). The website includes two strands. The first, is […]