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20 tonne tragedy. Dead elephant and pangolin parts discovered by Singapore inspectors. Just two days after the incident, authorities have gone public, scuppering investigative opportunities across the three countries implicated. channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore…
Consider that according to (admittedly crude) estimates, authorities are only detecting around 5-10% of all contraband. The trafficking networks can take this hit - they have done over decades of seizures.
Suggested question for journalists: “What investigative enquiries have been made, and intelligence considered, across DRC, Singapore and Vietnam, into the shipping industry, all other entities, comparison with similar seizures, to identify the perpetrators of this heinous crime?”
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”How cities erode gender inequalities: a new theory & evidence from Cambodia”!

This is the most important paper I’ve ever written, the culmination of a decade’s work on social norms, & it’s just been accepted by Gender & Society!!

docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/2e7ace_0cd…
This is the 3rd (maybe 4th?) paper I’ve submitted to Gender & Society!!

All rejected!! 😫

But I kept on trying... 🙇‍♀️

Persevering!! 🐘

And I was especially keen for this paper to be accepted there, hopefully encouraging more studies in this field! 😊🙌🏞🏙
Here's the thing..

Studies of social change typically look at individual- or country-level characteristics

This omits the #places we live in.

In subnational comparisons, we see faster social change in cities.

Why?

And what does it tell us about the drivers of social change?
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@LordAubrey @ClarasStorm Glauben Sie ernsthaft, dass solche Entwicklungen von nur einer (zugegebenermaßen sehr bekannten und symbolhaften) Person gesteuert werden?
Sehr relevanten Kontext für die (neueste) #Geschichte des Staates #Südafrika bietet Ihnen folgende Liste von bei der Entmachtung der Weißen..
@LordAubrey @ClarasStorm .. nachweislich einflussreichem (und aufgrunddessen, in gewisser Weise, für viele, spätere, #Gewaltverbrechen mitverantwortlichen) #Menschen (in alphabetischer Reihenfolge der Nachnamen):
•Taffy Adler : aus 'russischer' kommunistischer Familie (die 1926 nach ZA einwanderte);..
@LordAubrey @ClarasStorm ..in den 1970er und 1980er Jahren in leitender Funktion bei schwarzen Gewerkschaften tätig; geriert sich mittlerweile als Wohltäter, der #Johannesburg wieder sicherer zu machen versucht
• Lionel "Rusty" Bernstein(1920‒2002): #ANC-Mitgründer; anti-Apartheid-Aktivist; mehrmals
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All things PROSTATE (a thread)
1. The prostate is a gland found below the bladder and around the urethra. Plays a role in male reproductive health and fertility
#beginnersguidetoprostatecancer #menshealth #prostate101
@FMwenge @selfstyledking
Cc. @Victormapulang3
2. The prostate is about the size of a walnut (ok closer to home... size of one large masuku) and grows steadily with age. #menshealth #beginnersguidetoprostatecancer #urologyinzambia @bwantu
3. Prostatic growth is dependant on potent activated testosterone known as DHT... also responsible for male balding #beginnersguidetoprostatecancer #menshealth #prostate101 #urologyinzambia
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1.Our copy of the #2016AGsReport is in. Next week we will share details & analysis of issues raised. For today a #thread of some highlights.
2. First some definitions: Unaccounted For Revenue is Revenue collected but neither banked nor on hand. #2016AGsReport
3. Unaccounted for Funds is: Failure to properly account for the funds. #2016AGsReport
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