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Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif

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Yasmine Sherif is Executive Director of Education Cannot Wait.

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  1. An Opening in the Fight to Educate Afghan Girls
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    An Opening in the Fight to Educate Afghan Girls

    Dec 13, 2023 Gordon Brown & Yasmine Sherif urge leaders to establish a communication channel with Taliban officials who support reversing the school ban.

  2. The Taliban Cannot Defeat Women
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    The Taliban Cannot Defeat Women

    Jan 20, 2023 Gordon Brown & Yasmine Sherif sense fissures in the regime following the latest crackdown on access to education.

  3. The World Cup’s Education Goal
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    The World Cup’s Education Goal

    Nov 18, 2022 Gordon Brown & Yasmine Sherif see the event as an occasion to push the Taliban to end its ban on girls' education.

  4. Afghanistan’s Girls and Women Fight Back
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    Afghanistan’s Girls and Women Fight Back

    Oct 17, 2022 Gordon Brown & Yasmine Sherif call on the international community to help the country’s girls secure their right to an education.

  5. Don’t Let Young Pakistanis’ Futures Be Washed Away
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    Don’t Let Young Pakistanis’ Futures Be Washed Away

    Sep 6, 2022 Yasmine Sherif & Gordon Brown exhort the international community to provide emergency funding for education following this summer’s floods.

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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok

    At 25, the euro has come of age at a time when European politics is tending toward fragmentation and a renewed emphasis on national sovereignty. To determine whether it will last, it helps to consult the history of earlier common-currency projects.

    draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.
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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.

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