The Examination, A non-profit news site which has received financial support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Pulitzer Center and aims to provide access to investigative reporting on tobacco industry, pollution, big pharma and health.
KidsRights has published its annual index looking at children’s rights across the world, including the UK. The Index measures and ranks several domains including a child’s right to protection. It looks at child labour, adolescent birth rate and birth registration. Methodology is provided on the website.
The Paths to Equal – new twin indeces on women’s empowerment and gender equality based on data for 114 countries, including data on the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals jointly developed by UNDP and UN Women. It aims to use multi-dimensional indices to provide a comprehensive assessment of women’s status globally. The first, the Women’s Empowerment Index, focuses […]
Just launched by the WHO, health inequalities data which is disaggregated showing how health is experienced by people of different ages, economic status, education levels, place of residence, sex, and other characteristics. The data include measurements of over 2,000 indicators broken down by 22 dimensions of inequality, including demographic, socioeconomic and geographical factors. Topics covered include: […]
The Global WHO report on health equity for persons with disabilities shows that the number of disabled people is estimated currently at 1.3 billion people – or 16% of global population worldwide – and they are at increased risk of dying earlier due to health inequalities.
Global Gender Gap Report 2022 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org) Get information on the trends from 2020. The report records that it will take another 132 years to close the gap. The website also has infographics and information on economy trends worldwide. The full methodology is provided on the website.
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.
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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.