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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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    Could These Two Trends Save Britain?

    Jim O'Neill sees a pair of economic developments that could deliver a welcome surprise – if policymakers pay attention.
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    The Fed’s Climate Complacency

    Mark Cliffe warns that the US central bank’s approach to climate risk falls woefully short of what is needed.
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    Europe at Debt’s Door

    Hans-Werner Sinn warns that the European Commission's borrowing plans endanger the EU's stability and the single currency.
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    Stealing Russia

    Anders Åslund shows how the war is redistributing massive wealth and resources to President Vladimir Putin and his cronies.
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    Sergei Guriev on Putin, populism, Chinese repression, and more

    Sergei Guriev assesses the strength of the Russian president’s grip on power, predicts that Xi Jinping’s embrace of personalist rule will lead to policy missteps, urges the West to pursue a strategy of “adversarial engagement” toward modern dictators, and more.
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    Tipping the Scales in Myanmar’s Civil War

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak argues that, like Ukraine’s defenders, the country’s armed opposition deserves international support.
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    Educating the World’s Children of Conflict

    Jan Egeland highlights three key principles for ensuring the safety and well-being of traumatized boys and girls.
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    What’s Wrong with ChatGPT?

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson

    Artificial intelligence is being designed and deployed by corporate America in ways that will disempower and displace workers and degrade the consumer experience, ultimately disappointing most investors. Yet economic history shows that it does not have to be this way.

    worry that the technology will be deployed to replace, rather than empower, humans.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Health Emergencies

    Mamta Murthi urges governments to invest in resilient systems of prevention and care to soften the blow of future crises.

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