Human Rights Impact Assessment Framework, launched recently by Oxfam, is a new toolkit which aims to allow assessments of how good companies’ Human Rights Impact Assessments are. The framework has criteria that ensure that the research captures all relevant adverse risks to human rights. Companies that fulfil all of the criteria qualify as robust. Otherwise, […]
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (May 17th) and #Standup4HumanRights and to promote an equal, just and inclusive world for all, ILGA has updated its rainbow map of Europe for 2023.ILGA-Europe have produced the Rainbow Map and Index since 2009. It ranks 49 European countries on their respective legal and policy practices for LGBTI […]
Created by the Migrants Rights Initiative, the database maps indicators for protection of migrant rights in 65 nations worldwide. See how your country compares. The methodology used is displayed 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.
The United Nations has launched a Human Rights TikTok account: https://www.tiktok.com/@unitednationshumanrights?
Rainbow Europe ranks all 49 European countries on the basis of laws and policies that have a direct impact on the LGBTI people’s human rights in 6 categories: equality and non-discrimination; family; hate crime and hate speech; legal gender recognition and bodily integrity; civil society space; and asylum.
An open-access archive of primary sources covering the following six topics: Slavery and abolition Civil war and reconstruction Jim Crow segregation 1878-1932 New Deal and WWII Civil Rights and Black Power Movements till 1975 Contemporary era Find links to the resource on our A-Z of Databases or Library Search
Latest annual reviews from the US state department. It is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State pursuant to Sections 116(d) and 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. Apart from individual country reviews of protection which cover laws, and protection against discrimination on grounds gender, age, religion, there are also sections […]
According to the latest annual summary of civil liberties and human rights worldwide, there have been 14 years of deterioration in political rights and civil liberties. 195 countries are assessed and ranked. Find out who scores best and worst and long-term trends from 1973 onwards. The site also includes essays and briefings on individual nations […]
A resource from Stanford University. The Women in Data Science initiative was launched in 2018. It now has a website with conference videos and an inspiring podcast series which focuses on the work of cutting edge women data scientists covering all areas of AI, data in health care and the application of data science to human […]