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Mabel van Oranje

Mabel van Oranje

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Mabel van Oranje, a former CEO of The Elders, is Co-Founder of Girls Not Brides.

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  1. Desmond Tutu's True Self
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    Desmond Tutu's True Self

    Dec 27, 2021 Mabel van Oranje reflects on the invaluable work South Africa's anti-apartheid leader carried out in recent years.

  2. The Cost of Child Marriage
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    The Cost of Child Marriage

    May 30, 2018 Henrietta H. Fore, et al. urge next week’s G7 summit to address a major impediment to economic growth in developing countries.

  3. Let’s Talk About Sex
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    Let’s Talk About Sex

    Mar 7, 2017 Mabel van Oranje calls for eliminating taboos that damage the autonomy, health, and future of women and girls.

  4. Students, Not Brides
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    Students, Not Brides

    Jul 29, 2016 Mabel van Oranje emphasizes the link between ending child marriage and improving girls' access to education.

  5. Girls, Not Brides
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    Girls, Not Brides

    Apr 22, 2015 Graça Machel & Mabel van Oranje urge governments to combat child marriage by setting the minimum age for marriage at 18.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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