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So @aaron_s_fox jumped the gate on me :) w/ a thread on the #ACL #injury & #AFLW #sport #womanprobs conversation & he did a great job but I'd like my perspective to come in that special 'tone' I may be known for in presentations... My first twitter thread! Expect sarcasm and gifs
1st, I posted my perspective on #injury #women #athlete #development #biomechanics in another tweet, if you missed it, short editorial: bit.ly/3a5Al1x & presentation bit.ly/32hbogF Read those after this thread of fun, I hope the GIFs help you "hear" my tone :)
I’ve seen a bit about #ACL #injury and #menstrualcycles including news stories about organisations ready to study the menstrual cycle and #training - Let me give you some basic information to help you #factcheck before you start #cheering or #praising
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.@Netflix produced an entire 6-part series on #MalcolmX without any #women scholars. We would like to let #WhoKilledMalcomX directors & producers @philbhere, @Rdretzin, @yoshaylaharris & @Nani_Ife know that #Womenalsoknowhistory. We exist and refuse to be ignored. @wkmxdocseries
Contrary to popular belief, there are many women scholars who are experts on the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, and Black nationalism. Our database includes many. Here are just a few women scholars you should have asked to add greater depth to your series.
Meet @JeanneTheoharis, a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College. She is the author of several award-winning books, including 'The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks' (Beacon Press). #Womenalsoknowhistory

womenalsoknowhistory.com/individual-sch…
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THE MAGA-KAG Video Thread.
Video 1: 😢
More great citizens

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Offensive Language Warning.
OK @BBCNews, over the last 10 years on Social Media, I have been called a cunt, bitch, whore, ugly, stupid, insane, vicious, foul, a hag, a Facist, a spineless Leftie Liberal, a Satanist, a Feminazi, an Anti-Semite, a betrayer
of the White Race, a mongrel bitch, a nigger-lover, a White Feminist, a bag of pus, a bleeder, an old fish, a hater, a soft cow, a misandrist, an Islamaphobe, a slave of Islam, a Christian, an Anti-Christian blasphemer, arrogant, pathetic, weakminded,
a disgrace to womanhood, a narcissist. My work has been denigrated, my character impugned at length and my late family abused. I've had dick pics, pictures of pork products designed to offend my 'religious sensibilities' and photos of weapons that were
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Around 5 years ago I first encountered the vitriolic attacks on #women asserting their right to politically self-organise from so-called trans-rights activists in a socialist group I associated with at the time. Having been active in radical left... /1
#WomensLib2020
...politics for nearly 30 years I had never encountered such appallingly sectarian, dishonest & personal attacks on the left. My first reaction was to defend #women's self-organisation on the basis that we must also support #LGBT self-organisation so ensuring... /2
#WomensLib2020
...that different oppressed groups each had space & representation to better challenge that oppression. For this I was denounced as #transphobic just as the #women had been for asserting their right to self-organise had been & I first encountered the mantra... /3
#WomensLib2020
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Most doctors (males) don't know (or give a hoot) about Period Pains and this simple truth. Your PP's are equal to the Second Stage of Labour - and >>that<< darlings, is not just a Panadol to take the pain away...
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@kavsmaina @shecyclesnbi @CarolmNyaga
@kavsmaina @shecyclesnbi @CarolmNyaga Mothers, TALK TO YOUR DAUGHTERS - we're in 2020 for crying out loud. DO NOT under any circumstances put this responsibility on your husband, teachers, or the internet.
Aunties, talk to your nieces and make sure they KNOW the truths about their bodies, so that the patriarchal..
@kavsmaina @shecyclesnbi @CarolmNyaga ..world does not body shame us and create stupid myths.
And NO - daughters shouldn't be told about their menses by MEN - NO - Men don't have wombs and don't understand finer deets about our emotions and cannot divulge information about cleanliness, hygiene and indigenous
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(1/19) I left off yesterday with the #Taliban seizure of #Kabul in Sept. 1996. The #UnitedStates & much of the international community had largely ignored #Afghanistan since the 1989 Soviet withdrawal, so US policymakers, journalists, & others were startled by the Taliban's
(2/19) seemingly sudden seizure of power & were especially troubled by the Taliban's treatment of the people of Kabul. Had the US news been paying attention before Sept. 1996, they would have seen that, although the Taliban initially positioned themselves as wanting to rescue...
(3/19) the Afghan people from the depredations of the mujahideen, once in control of an area they only added to most people's already considerable suffering.

Once they controlled an area, they imposed draconian codes of “pious” behavior based on their twisted view of Islamic...
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#THE #WOMEN #ARE #THE #WEAKLEN #FIGURE #AND #FIGURINE
The westerner make us believe that their own culture and tradition is better than ours. You're not at faulty that you're miseducated, but you're at fault that you didn't re-educate yourself.
Please read with unbiased mindset. Leave bias mind at a corner.
Genderaditions give no room or recognised regard for women and feminine. Let it be known that this is outright piece of shit which can only be taken by idiotic idiots who know nothing about there tradition.
At this point I will like to digress a bit; you can only know and be able to compare or agree to or disagree with anything about your tradition if you have deep knowledge of his or her culture where there is embodiment of language, music, cloth,
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Young #lesbians are part of the reason I resist the trans ideology. As a lesbian who came out in the 80s I have seen trans activists co-opt our struggles and orgs while shaming & guilt-tripping young lesbians into accepting "lady-cock" or even pressuring them into transitioning.
There are worldwide issues with #lesbians being shamed and abused by trans ppl and I won't support #lesbophobia or an abusive ideology that denies the biological reality of sexed bodies and same-sex attraction.
lesbian-rights-nz.org/shame-receipts/
Lesbians have been fighting for our spaces for decades. The assault on lesbian communities has only gotten worse.
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My 43 #goals for the #43rdParliament #canpoli #cdnpoliKeep your promises
1.Work with Opposition not in opposition
2.Change Minister for Women and Gender Equality to Minister of Women and Gender Equity. Equality and equity are not the same thing.
3. Remove the Rural Economic Development component from the Minister for Women and Gender. It should stand alone or be added to Agriculture.
4. 42nd Parliament goal=Women & Gender should stand alone. When considering intersecting identities, the Minister has plenty on her plate
5.Increase the number of Black people in Cabinet.
6.Increase the number of Black people in Governor-in-Council appointments.
7.Name an experienced Black individual to head the new Anti-Racism Secretariat within the Department of Canadian Heritage.
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A detailed #thread on the important #schemes launched by Sri #NarendraModi led #BJP Govt.

Sri @narendramodi ji has launched many #welfare schemes. These #schemes varies from welfare of #Farmers, #housewives, #labourers, #students to small #shopkeepers etc.
@PMOIndia @BJP4India
1. PM-KISAN: This scheme promises to pay all poor #farmers (small and marginal farmers having lands up to 2 hectares) Rs 6,000 each every year in 3 installments through Direct #Bank Transfer. It would reportedly benefit around 14.5 crore farmers all over #India.
2. Pradhan Mantri #Kisan Pension Yojana: To address the problems of farm sector distress, the Modi 2.0 Cabinet has approved a proposal to provide small and marginal #farmers with a minimum Rs 3,000 per #month fixed #pension, costing Rs 10,774.5 crore per annum to the exchequer.
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Dear Dissident Right,

If we're going to identify every woman who does something wrong as a #women and make her representative of all women we need to do same for men.

Why do we let men run our country when we know the role they've played in destroying it? #Churchill #Blair
White women are as anti mass migration as white men. Yet this ⬇️

If you think we're always nice and kind. Think again.
White women are not being protected by white men. On the contrary young white girls in the UK have been abandoned by just about everyone

100's of 1,000's of them, maybe half a million.
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The 7th African Union Commission (AUC) – United States (US) High Level Dialogue (HLD) will take place on 15th November in Washington, DC. This MOU was signed in 2013.
The AUC-US dialogue is an annual meeting for the partners to discuss the four priority areas of the partnership
(1) Peace and Security;
(2) Democracy and Governance;
(3) Promoting Economic Growth, Trade, and Investment; and (4) Opportunity and Development.
Read more about the African Union Partnerships @ au.int/about/partners…
In preparation for the dialogue, AU Trade & Industry commissioner @AmbMuchanga joined a high-level panel to discuss the importance of investing in #women #entrepreneurs & mechanisms public & private sector can use to increase women entrepreneurs’ access to capital.#AUPartnerships
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I've seen the numerous articles about @amyklobuchar pointing out that #Buttigieg doesn't have the experience that is normally required to be taken seriously on the national political stage. What I haven't seen are the articles pointing out #klobuchar 's immense success. #women
Secure Elections Act: Provides $380 million for states’ election security improvements and to replace outdated voting machines. #AmyForAmerica #Election2020
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#GreatAwakening #TheGreatAwakening #MAGA #KAG2020

If #WeThePeople truly want to return the #USA to the #RuleOfLaw we need to let the #Justice system's processes unfold #Patiently. #Hearsay is not proof of #Guilt. You need #Evidence, & you need a #Trial. #Constitution #DOJ #Law
But the case of #Dershowitz is even more fraught with risk. Because he is a #Lawyer and a #Law #scholar/#professor, & he has been hired by some of those charged to #Defend them, the #DOJ cannot allow anything which appears like #Obstruction of #Justice. Let the #RuleOfLaw unfold
If #Dershowitz's clients are #Guilty, then it will be #proven in a #fair #trial. Then, if there really is some evidence that he did something wrong, it will come out. Accepting a free #Plane ride is not wrong. Visiting an #Island is not wrong.
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The Bab & Baha'u'llah illuminated a society and an age shrouded in darkness. They inaugurated a new stage in social evolution: the stage of the unification of the entire human family. #Bahai #TheBab #Bahaullah
The spiritual energies They released into the world infused a new life into every sphere of endeavor, the results of which are evident in the transformation that has occurred.
Material civilization has advanced immeasurably; astounding breakthroughs in #science and #technology have been achieved; the gates to the accumulated #knowledge of humanity have been flung open.
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1/2 The mullahs hate #MaryamRajavi not just because of what she stands for, but also because she is a #woman and the Regime hates women. irannewsupdate.com/34-iranian-res…
#Iranfreedom #freeiran #MEK #Iran @USAdarFarsi
With all of that in mind, let's look at how Maryam Rajavi increased gender equality and women’s roles in the #Iranian Resistance. irannewsupdate.com/34-iranian-res…
#Iranfreedom #freeiran #MEK #Iran @USAdarFarsi
@threadreaderapp #Unroll
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#BREAKING
Oct 27
Iraqi students on strike closed the classes and took to streets and attending nationwide Iraqi people uprising
chanting:
"Iran Out Out" "Baghdad will be free"
#Iran #IraqProtests #العراق_ينتفض
#IraqXXV #IRGCOutOfIraq #ایران_بره_بره

#BREAKING
#Iraq
#Now
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All media & TV (Alhadas & Alarabieh) R banned to report
Al-Jumariyah Bridge #Baghdad
Security forces targeting demonstrators who trying 2cross the bridge

#IraqProtests #العراق_ينتفض #IRGCOutOfIraq #ایران_بره_بره
#Iraq
In solidarity with Iraqi ppl uprising the Students went on strike in one of the important universities in #Baghdad (Al-Mustansiriya University)
#IraqProtests #العراق_ينتفض
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Since these false accusations are regurgitated ad-nauseum here, use this #Thread to counter accusations of #Apartheid, and reply to tantrum tossing lifelong losers who squeal that the world should #Boycott, #Sanction and #Divest from #Israel #BDS
An attempt to disguise hatred and propaganda with a facade of humanitarian concern is quite apparent for all to see. As stated on many occasions if you're looking for apartheid in The Middle East and accuse Israel you have the wrong address!
In #Israel #Arabs have more rights that they would have anywhere else in the region, and every poll result shows they consistently prefer to remain in Israel rather than live in a future #Palestinian state.
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1 to 20. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world 🤨👇🏼
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21. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world 🤨👇🏼
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FRIDAY: #KampalaGeopolitics Day 2 will be some day!
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TODAY: #Keynote ▶️ “Africa In The World…And The World In #Africa: The ‘Kategaya Doctrine’ by Charles Onyango-Obbo at 9.30am.

✳️ Followed by some 'explosive' round tables & panels #Culture #Politics #Tech
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Follow ✅
@asha11al
@trishangloria
@Sambannz
SAMSON TUSIIME: The #KampalaGeopolitics panel list shows media doesn't have to get talking points & sound bites from same people every damn time. And most importantly, there are enough QUALIFIED #women not to have manels on ANY topic. #Namate
📷 @KasUganda @Sambannz @reachahand
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⚡Les réunions annuelles de la @Banquemondiale ont démarré à #Washington. Participez aux conversations en ligne via #WBGMeetings. #⃣
Ravie d'y être avec mes collègues @daisyserem et @NonatzinCancheL. 🤩

#EmpowerWomen 💪🏾👧🏽#Jobs4Growth👩🏾‍💻🚀
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Réunions Annuelles de la @Banquemondiale
📅 Du 16 au 20 octobre 2019, participez aux débats sur le développement international. Choisissez les événements qui vous intéressent et suivez-les en direct 👉🏾ifc.org/wps/wcm/connec…

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Homeless Iranians find shelter from cold in empty graves.
A shocking report of the economic situation of the Iranian people living in a sea of ​​oil but of the wealth of the #Iran|ian people spent by the Iranian regime against #war & #terrorism.
#foodsecurity #ZeroHunger @UN
@WFP
Poverty & Misery, the Achievements of #Iran’s Regime.
The root of the problem lies in the regime’s warmongering policies which leads the regime to plunder the nation’s wealth & have pushed the economy to the edge of destruction
#foodsecurity #ZeroHunger
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Selling Body Parts in #Iran
It might be the most unique trade in the world
As the economy is falling apart, a lucrative business is on the rise: selling bodily organs. Pple are hungry & have no choice but to sell their organs.
#ZeroHunger @UN
#foodsecurity
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📺NEWS Thread📰
#ncga #ncpol #ERA

NC may just become the 38th state to ratify the #ERA this year!

NC State Senator @EricaforUSSen20 made NC history Thursday filing a discharge petition to free ERA bill S184 from committee to force a floor vote this session! 1/

@ratifyERAorg
@EricaforUSSen20 @ratifyeraOrg @EricaforUSSen20 employed the same Discharge Petition process first used by US Rep. Martha Griffiths in 1970 to force Congress to vote on the #ERA. Introduced in 1923, the #ERA bill was ignored for 47 years! That is 'til Rep. Griffith got fed up! 2/
@EricaforUSSen20 @ratifyeraOrg US Rep. Griffiths initiated a Discharge Petition, a method lawmakers use to free a bill intentionally buried in committee. By gathering enough petition signatures, Griffiths' #ERA DP forced a floor vote and accountability on her colleagues. in 1972, Congress passed #ERA and..3/
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