A new webguide from UN Archives Geneva combines primary and secondary sources from both the archives and library of the United Nations at Geneva. The guide starts from the League of Nations and goes to the present day and aims to show students what is available by giving a historical overview and links to resources. There is […]
The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in conflict was held on the 19th June. Read what Angelina Jolie said about this in a 2016 LSE event. United Nations statements Official website Official resolution establishing the day in 2015. 2018 Report of the Secretary-General on conflict-related sexual violence (S/2018/250) Illustrated version Closing the […]
According to the latest report released this week by the Treasury Committee, there is. It revealed a “pyramid” model at financial firms, where the proportion of women to men dwindles as pay rates and seniority increase. Download the full report from the website.
Top 100 influential people for 2018 New from Apolitical: their list of the 100 most influential people in gender policy around the world. Drawing on nominations from dozens of gender equality experts and leading organisations in the field it aims to celebrate influential men and women working to achieve equality. Why are women not appointed […]
To celebrate is founding 150 years ago the TUC is creating its 150 voices to capture inspiring stories about trade unionists. They include early women socialists as well as more recent oral histories from strikes and industrial disputes. The TUC already has a great digital library of key documents and images from its history on the […]
MAI Journal of feminist visual culture launched. MAI is a new open access feminist journal founded and edited by Anna Backman Rogers (Senior Lecturer in Feminist Philosophy and Visual Culture, University of Gothenburg, Sweden) & Anna Misiak (Senior Lecturer in Film/MA Film & Television Course Coordinator, Falmouth University, UK) in collaboration with an international board […]
Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution The Global Findex database is the world’s most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments and manage risk. It is published every 3 years by the World Bank based on multinational surveys of adults. Topics covered include: access to bank accounts, […]
Her Time is a new UCL-based journal and podcast created by students which seeks to explore online aspects of gender history. It was launched in March 2018. It now has some articles online – including one covering the Miss World Protest 1970.
Launched in 2017 by Georgetown University in conjunction with Peace Research Institute (PRIO)— this free tool ranks 153 countries on both peace and security—and women’s inclusion and justice. It aims to address previous omissions of gender in conflict measures. This blog posting now explains the purpose of the index and its difference from others available.
#HerStoryOurStory – a joint campaign which aims to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of violence against women and girls, has been launched jointly by the UN and EU The campaign seeks to engage a broad international and local audience, using a web-based video game which challenges players to consider how they would react […]