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Françoise Girard

Françoise Girard

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Françoise Girard is a former president of the International Women’s Health Coalition.

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  1. An Interview with Françoise Girard
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    An Interview with Françoise Girard

    Mar 23, 2021 Françoise Girard calls for a permanent end to the global gag rule, explains how the pandemic has vindicated feminism, and shows why intersectionality is the only way forward for feminists.

  2. What’s at Stake for Women’s Rights in 2020?
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    What’s at Stake for Women’s Rights in 2020?

    Jan 29, 2020 Françoise Girard urges feminists to strengthen their alliances with other progressive movements.

  3. Women and Girls Hold the Key to Universal Health Coverage
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    Women and Girls Hold the Key to Universal Health Coverage

    May 31, 2019 Françoise Girard warns that ignoring sexual and reproductive needs and rights is putting a global development goal out of reach.

  4. Normalizing Abortion
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    Normalizing Abortion

    Sep 25, 2018 Françoise Girard urges governments worldwide to heed women's demands for reproductive justice and bodily autonomy.

  5. Donald Trump’s Little Women
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    Donald Trump’s Little Women

    Mar 8, 2017 Françoise Girard shows how the "global gag rule" undermines the health – and human rights – of women and girls.

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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.
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    The Myth of Central-Bank Independence

    Robert Skidelsky thinks the time has come to transfer power from technocrats back to elected officials.
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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.

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