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In June, @WorldBank published their #GlobalFindex Report '21.

The report highlights the need for strong #consumerprotection frameworks to ensure equitable access to #DigitalFinance.

🧵Our key takeaways:
Digital banking is on the rise globally.

▶️76% have an account with a bank or mobile money provider, up from 51% a decade ago

▶️In developing countries, this % rose from 42% to 71%

▶️ For the 1st time the gender gap between women and men who hold accounts has narrowed to 4%.
#InclusiveFinance is critical to meeting the SDGs.

▶️ Digitalisation increases transparency & reduces corruption

▶️ It increases women's financial independence and empowerment

▶️Households are better able to withstand financial shocks and prepare for emergencies.
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(1/10) ❗️Disclaimer❗️: Not an #intersectionality expert but care about #intersectionality & #healthequity. I want my research to reflect personal values. Below are just some of my musings on this ⬇️
(2/10) In my #epidemiology research, often constrained by what data is available to me...

e.g. forced to conflate #sex & #gender, treat gender as binary construct, collapse #ethnicity into meaningless categories etc. This is not good research! ☠️
(3/10) Most importantly, not doing justice to the people my research is aimed to serve. Want to change that.
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Too many secrets, overclassification, and an outdated declassification system means we may finally see a lot of secrets revealed so the USG doesn’t run out of storage?

DNI Avril Haynes wants reforms

Let’s start with Hoover’s FBI and all the crazy CIA Ops…
in 2019, a top US official warned USG was creating petabytes every month & the system was “unsustainable, & desperately requires modernization”

In 2020, federal board warned of an “explosion” of digital data now underway — & a “tsunami” in years to come
The USG is drowning in its own secrets.

DNI Avril Haines wrote to Sens. Wyden & Moran “deficiencies in the current classification system undermine our national security, as well as critical democratic objectives, by impeding our ability to share info in a timely manner”
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While right-wing root-rats claim "infidelity & sex with staff is not confined to Liberals & Nationals" 🙄 they forget their #dishonesty is 'coupled with' their history of #lies #corruption & #fraud 💰

The opposition does not control the treasury. #auspol…
This list is reminder of some of the #lies #corruption & #fraud from some of the blatantly #dishonest Liberal & National #Ministers who have destroyed #PublicTrust in Government in Australia.

Thanks to @EddyJokovich & David Lewis @dlew919 👍🏽…
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1/12. Covid-19 @ICMRDELHI responded early with ethical guidance suggesting no compromise on ethics or scientific validity & encourage research. Urged institutions to use innovative tech to support quality research with ethical safeguards @DeptHealthRes…
2/12. @ICMRDELHI ethics initiatives in @WHO @UNESCO #GlobalSummit. National Guidelines for Ethics Committees reviewing #Covid_19 research downloaded >30 countries from @ncdirindia website. Among1st such guidance in world @doctorsoumya @drharshvardhan @ProfBhargava @NITIAayog
3/12. Standard operating procedures (#SOPs) prepared and adopted by #Ethics Committees to facilitate fast track review through digital platforms & virtual quorum. Facilitated emergency unscheduled or full committee or #expedited meetings.
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