BoB playlist of Channel 4’s comedy about a Muslim female punk band. Shows Islam with all its nuance and humanity. Contains very strong language.
ILO informal sector indicators are being developed. See more here . Also now available, the Worker and Sector Profiles (PROFILES) database. The database focuses on groups of workers for which there is high interest but no internationally agreed statistical definitions. It currently covers the following groups of workers:
Influencer culture in the Digital Age is an educational toolkit developed by Dr Robyn Muir and Dr Emily Setty, researchers at the University of Surrey, to help young women, educators and parents to explore in a healthy way influencer culture and its impact on young lives. It includes accounts by young people.
Afrobarometer surveys of Africans on gender-based violence This dispatch reports on a special survey module included in the Afrobarometer Round 9 (2021/2023) questionnaire to explore Africans’ experiences and perceptions of gender-based violence. Survey findings show that across Africa, GBV ranks as the most important women’s-rights issue that citizens want their government and society to address.
Anne Lister Research Summit resources are now online. View resources including videos from the 2023 summit on the world of ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister. These cover queer theory and the lives of gay women in English history.
Exploring menopause through collections A Wellcome webinar/online discussion about how to explore museum collections in ways that are creative.Artist Marge Bradshaw discusses her work on the ‘Whose Menopause?’ project which she worked on with three community groups in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The groups used a range of material from the Wellcome collections to investigate and challenge typical […]
Woman, Life, Freedom Movement of Iran web archive aims to preserve web archive snapshots from the Woman, Life, Freedom movement of Iran which emerged in the wake of the 2022 police killing of Mahsa Jîna Amini. Her arrest by the morality police, on alleged grounds of non-compliance with the compulsory Hijab Law, caused mass protest. […]
History of Women’s Liberation has just been launchedThe main aim of the HOWL website is to collect the memories and stories of feminists involved in women’s liberation movement in the UK. Features of the site include a timeline, link to archive collections and other resources. The site is developing oral histories and photographic archives.
Liberating histories website expands with periodicals guide. This site highlights feminist magazine titles written by and for women during 1970s-1990s. The project is led by Dr Victoria Bazin (Principal Investigator), Dr Melanie Waters (Co-Investigator), Professor Kaitlynn Mendes (Co-Investigator) and Dr Eleanor Careless (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), in partnership with Women’s Library@LSE.It now has a a feminist […]
Chinese Women’s Magazines of the Qing and Early Republican Period A collaborative project funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the German Humboldt Foundation. exploring Chinese periodical publishing focuses on four key magazines published between 1904 and 1937. They include: Each entry has bibliographic and contextual information as well as […]