Professor Colin Blackmore has created a series of podcasts with British disability activists. The latest, with Professor Colin Barnes, is on the sociology of disability. The podcasts cover accessibility, equal rights and campaigning.Listen here: https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-9tp9n-15648e4
A site created by the United Nations to provide their perspective on the conflict. It includes official UN statements, resolutions and resources on humanitarian aid.
A site supported by Linen Hall Library which celebrates the strengths, lives and achievements of Northern Irish women from 1965 to the present day. It includes a digital archives of films, images and text resources, blog posts and a resource section with contextual articles, books and teaching resources. Covers all areas of politics as well […]
Disability arts online, led by disabled UK artists, includes advice and support for disabled artists as well as listings, reviews, news relating to the arts and accessibility to work by disabled artists. Covers fine arts and performing arts and the heritage sector.
‘Women Listening to Women: an Oral History of the Bristol Crisis Service for Women’ Access a history of Bristol Crisis Service for Women/Self Injury Support. Between April and October 2021, 22 former volunteers and staff members from Bristol Crisis Service for Women and Self Injury Support were interviewed. The oral histories are on the website […]
Though things are slowly improving at the University of Leicester, the media has reported that gap in wages between men and women is widening. An urgent question was asked in parliament last week about the deadline for companies to report on the topic. (it was 4th was in April 2019). The EHRC has data from the first […]
Yearbook on Human Rights (1946-1988) now available online Between 1946 and 1988 the United Nations published annual editions of the Yearbook on Human Rights. The Yearbooks are a great source of information on the historic activities of the United Nations in the field of human rights during this time period. They can now be downloaded in […]
Girls ‘banned from using mobile phones’ in many nations Shocking findings from a global survey released on the International Day of the Girl. The survey by Girl Effect and the Vodafone Foundation surveyed the experiences of more than 3,000 adolescent girls and boys from 25 countries examining access and usage of mobile phones. In some […]
Really great A3 size visual mapping created by the IPU which clearly shows on a worldwide map statistics and ranking on women’s political leadership and parliamentary representation. For up to date data on women in National Parliaments in March 2017 see the main IPU website
Ahead of the inauguration the Internet Archive has launched its own special Trump collection. It currently has over 700 video, news broadcasts, televised debates and interviews online. There is also a fact checked file of statements made in the interviews which has been prepared by FactCheck.org, PolitiFact, and The Washington Post’s Fact Checker Fact Base […]