The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), along with the Disabled Person’s Organization (DPO) has developed an Election Access Observation Toolkit. The 122 page book sets out barriers to access, international and regional legal provisions/ instruments and guidelines for organising election access observations.
A new section of the UN main website now provides free access to data which it has collected since 1988. Sources are national level surveys, censuses and reports. They offer insight into the number of disabled persons and the prevalence of disability in different nations worldwide.There are some quite broad definitions of seeing, mobility and […]
A major new report launched last week by the Equality and Human Rights Commission examines the nature of disadvantage in Britain in 2016. It maps the nature and extent of equality and human rights today, finding a number of groups such as the disabled continue to suffer discrimination and disadvantage. The site gives access to […]
Who are the most powerful disabled people in the UK? Find out by consulting the new top 100 power list just compiled by the Shaw Trust. It has categories for the arts, business and media. Each entry has a brief biography
Leicester Hate Crimes Project The broad aims of the Leicester Hate Crime Project were to examine people’s experiences of hate, prejudice and targeted hostility understand the physical and emotional harms suffered by individuals and their families identify ways of improving the quality of support available to victims Five strands of victim identity (race, religion, disability, […]
http://www.independentcommissionfees.org.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ICoF-Report-Aug-2014.pdf Report with analysis of trends in higher education applications, admissions, and enrolments with break down by socio economic background. Also information on gender gap in applications, applications by mature students and for part time study. It includes analysis of the impact of fees on applications and admissions. UCAS also provides official data on applications. The […]