The Atlas of Human Rights

Inspired by the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this book uses full-colour maps and graphics to illustrate and compare violations of human rights – and their impacts – in countries around the world.

Getting Into Debt

What is “Third World Debt”, how did it come about and why do so many people feel so strongly that it should be ‘dropped’? And what does it have to do with the financial crisis or the ‘credit crunch’? This handbook aims to explain.


This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data


This free, regular email from the British Red Cross is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to include current affairs within their teaching. You can choose from a variety of content, which is ready to use and easily adaptable.

Fair Miles

This little book delves into the realities of the produce trade between Africa and the UK, examining both sides of the equation to help your search for an ‘ethically balanced’ diet. It talks in terms of ‘fair miles’ rather than ‘food miles’.

Products of Slavery

There are at least 12.3 million people working in forced labour (modern day slavery). Investigations show that forced labour is used in 58 countries to produce 122 types of product. This poster and website show the products and locate them on a world

Sustainable Fashion

While there is much information available about the social and environmental impact of the fashion industry, there is only a small body of materials exploring how to teach about the issues. This handbook aims to fill that gap.

Struggles for Black Community

The four 38-minute films included on this DVD were originally made for Channel 4 at the beginning of the 1980s. They have been remastered and digitised because of recent interest shown by young people in the experiences of racism and the battles fought by their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.