Gender Equity and Justice Free access (time-limited so take advantage quickly) to articles from SAGE publishing covering gender equity and justice. Topics include labour, health, gender identity and the struggle for rights worldwide.
Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The release of a new policy to tackle racial inequality in the UK.
Posted in Criminology, Education, Management, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged Bias, Education, Health, Inclusion, Inequality, Labour Market, Pay gap, Police, Race, United Kingdom | Leave a response
International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) recently launched a new civil society initiative – the Explosive Weapons Monitor This monthly newsletter for NGOs and researchers aims to publish data on incidents of explosive weapon use, civilian casualties and the impact on access to aid, education and healthcare. Past issues are available via the website enabling historical tracking.
Aims to be the first globally comparative study of women’s health. It is based on Gallup world poll data. The website is providing information on the methodology which aims to include qualitative life interviews as well as numbers. The full data will be released in the autumn.
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
The British Academy published a report this week into the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on British society. There is a specific chapter relating to potential impact on higher education and universities.
The Ivy Plus web archive is creating a record of the evolution of Covid-19’s social impact since March 2020 by preserving snapshots of key websites from areas of the global south these include: Sites published by NGOs that focus on public health, humanitarian relief, education, etc. Sites published by artists. local regional language news sources. Blogs and […]
Posted in Education, Media and Communication, Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, Security and risk, Sociology | Tagged COVID-19, Covid-19 pandemic, Health, Journalism, Media and Communication, Social media | Leave a response
3rd December is the International day of people with disabilities. The official UN page has reports, strategies and resolutions. According to WHO, over a billion worldwide live with some kind of disability. In 2011 they published with the World Bank the first ever World Disability report.There are more recent country surveys and data available from […]
The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals, 2020 is based upon The World Bank’s World Development Indicators database, as well as from a wide variety of other relevant data sources from scientists and other researchers worldwide. It comprises great data visualizations around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, highlights trends for selected targets within each goal and introduces concepts about how some […]
Useful crowd sources Google Docs being coordinated by Ben Geiger University of Kent and the National Centre for Social Methods. It lists sources of existing government surveys on subjects including employment, income, poverty & deprivation, loneliness & mental health as well as new COVID-19 polls, qualitative research, and priority topics for future research.