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Access the annual reports and other publications of the UK's Commission for Racial Equality from the 1970s - 2008.

Explore 20 collections of documents, including minutes of meetings and conferences, press releases, fliers, brochures, press clippings, US government memoranda and reports, private correspondence, surveys and photos.

Watch this quick introduction to the archive - please note we only subscribe to Part 1 which contains British material as well as coverage from North America.

The Connected Sociologies Curriculum Project provides open access resources for those interested in ‘decolonising’ school, college and university curricula. It enables rethinking of sociological concepts, categories, and topics that help us to make better sense of the worlds we inhabit. The Project Director is Gurminder K Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies at the University of Sussex.

Access thousands of items from archives based mainly in the USA but also including the UK, Ireland, Spain and Brazil. The largest collections are photos, clippings and newsletters but you will also find correspondence, speeches, posters and ephemera.

Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement encompasses an international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.

The official UK body with the mandate to challenge discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, and protect and promote human rights.

Explore primary sources for gender history, women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men's movement, the body, domesticity and the family. The records available include some from pressure groups giving details of 20th century lobbying and activism.

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The World Bank's one-stop shop for gender information, providing data from a variety of sources.

Features of the site include a timeline, links to personal stories/memories, photographic archives etc. The Resources link at the top right of the site leads to a wide range of links relating to women's organisations and activism in the UK and beyond

Uncover detailed information about feminist magazines produced by women who campaigned for equality during the 1970s and 1980s. Each entry includes where to find the magazines and links to online copies where possible. Compared to magazines today, these publications contain fewer images and advertisements. They were often non-commercial ventures, produced on a shoe-string budget and reliant on free feminist labour. The financial support of the Greater London Council was vital to magazines such as Spare Rib and Outwrite, while Mukti had funding from Camden Council.

This site unpacks the issues of migration, identity and diversity facing contemporary societies. It features information, stories, images and learning resources, with links and further reading to follow up. Read about new research on the histories and cultures of Britain's diverse communities. The Migration Histories section looks at some major historical migrations and how they have helped shape the UK.

This award-winning hub from the Open University offers fresh perspectives on race, racism and ethnicity through free courses, articles and audiovisual materials. These resources will help people to understand both historic and contemporary ideas of race and racism and how these ideas could inform our decisions and interactions.

The UK's leading race equality think tank providing authoritative, evidence-based interventions to overcome racial inequality.


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