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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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    Tariffs on Chinese Cleantech Jeopardize the Green Transition

    Jeffrey Frankel warns that US and EU efforts to protect domestic industries from low-cost competition could backfire.
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    Ending the Protectionist Scourge Would Benefit All

    Anne O. Krueger emphasizes the urgency of restoring an open multilateral trading system.
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    Todd G. Buchholz on US debt, Chinese trade practices, industrial policy, and more

    Todd G. Buchholz points out that not all the reasons for the US economy’s strong performance are positive, highlights the limits of antitrust enforcement, suggests that China is undermining both its own future growth and the world trading apparatus, and more.
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    Encouraging Work Is the Right Policy Response to AI

    Michael R. Strain explains why the advent of highly capable machines cannot deliver human flourishing.
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    Europe’s Future Now Lies With France

    Joschka Fischer considers what a neo-nationalist French government would mean for Europe and its place in the world.
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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana

    Although the far right's latest electoral gains were not driven primarily by an opposition to climate policies, they will have deleterious effects on Europe's green transition over the next five years. The immediate lesson for climate campaigners is that they have a messaging problem.

    explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.

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