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'The Social Roots of the Transnational Cleavage' with
@HoogheLiesbet & Gary Marks is starting!

➡️ "Education, occupation, life experiences have a major impact on people's political belonging"
People voting for green, alternative, libertarian (GAL) are not involved in the production of the information society, they are not engineers, they work in knowledge intensive fields (scientists, arts designers etc); they are also predominantly women (/1)
Women in female-dominated fields vote green. So there is something about the context. When you put women together or men together you get different results #gendermatters (/2)
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Live now: international development in post-covid world ⁦@CCCICCIC⁩ ⁦⁦@WorldUniService
Great to see @CoadyStFX alumnus Shelagh Savage weighing in on the way forward for #InternationalDevelopment : We can strive to meet existing obligations for development finance... and put gender equality at the heart of everything we do! #SDG5 #GenderMatters
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Two pivotal events happened in ALAIGBO, 20 years apart on the SAME day -November 18:

#IvaValleyMassacre [1949; Enugu] and #AbaWomensWar [1929; Started in Oloko/Aba area/Owerri province, and spread to Calabar province and other areas]

1/ A Thread on 1929:…
2/ #NwanyiBuIfe #AbaWomensWar1929 #WomensWar90

"A two-month rebellion waged by local market women from the Igbo tribe of southeastern Nigeria against the excessive powers of the British government and its warrant chiefs at the height of colonialism."…
3/ "The Women’s War of 1929 holds an iconic place in the history of the Igbo and Ibibio people of South Eastern Nigeria. It has been a focal point for gender studies, nationalism, resistance, and cultural anthropology..."
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