The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection Note: this resource contains strong language and references to brutality and violence.An open-access digital collection created by T DC Public Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Library of Congress, and Howard University. It is preserving images, posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects which were hung on a […]
Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, Forced Labour and Forced Marriage This report was produced through a collaboration between the ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration. It shows substantial rises in the last 5 years.
A site supported by Linen Hall Library which celebrates the strengths, lives and achievements of Northern Irish women from 1965 to the present day. It includes a digital archives of films, images and text resources, blog posts and a resource section with contextual articles, books and teaching resources. Covers all areas of politics as well […]
A University of Edinburgh CDCS and genderEd online book-launch event held in September 2022. In Conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh, School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of Art) and Elizabeth Crawford (independent Suffrage Historian) discuss the content and making of their new edited collection: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings (UCL Press, 2022). The event discusses […]
Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
Funded by the National Lottery, Sisters doing it for themselves comprises 14 oral history recordings covering the careers, life experiences and insight of 14 women selected by the Women’s Resource Centre for their leadership. Also a good resource for Black History Month as they include insight from the lived experiences of women of colour.
Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]
Canadian women film directors database Compiled by Margaret Fulford, a librarian at the University of Toronto. This database is a great bilingual research tool containing bibliographies, filmographies, quotations, and other information about over 1,600 Canadian women directors and their films. It has timelines of key events, a bibliography of key articles about women directors as well […]
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.
Recordings of 14 interviews done to mark the 50th anniversary of Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) in 2020. For the occasion, the Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) run a project, also funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, called ‘Sisters Doing It For Themselves’ to create a unique oral history archive documenting the testimonies of current and past leaders.