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Sarah Hawkes

Sarah Hawkes

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Sarah Hawkes is Director of the Centre for Gender and Global Health at University College London and Co-Director of Global Health 50/50.

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  1. Lipstick and COVID-19
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    Lipstick and COVID-19

    Jul 5, 2021 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse highlight the powerful influence of gender on unequal health outcomes during the pandemic.

  2. Criminalizing Consent?
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    Criminalizing Consent?

    Oct 10, 2014 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse defend legalizing prostitution, provided that stringent conditions are met.

  3. The World Cup’s Sickening Message
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    The World Cup’s Sickening Message

    Jun 20, 2014 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes condemn companies' profit-driven promotion of unhealthy consumption habits.

  4. A Healthier Global Health Agenda
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    A Healthier Global Health Agenda

    Sep 19, 2013 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes on how special interests may derail the Sustainable Development Goals.

  5. Death by Masculinity
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    Death by Masculinity

    Jul 30, 2013 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse argue that gender norms undermine progress in global health care.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

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    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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