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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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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.

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