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Anita Zaidi

Anita Zaidi

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Anita Zaidi is President of the Gender Equality Division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  1. A Blueprint from India for Women’s Economic Empowerment
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    A Blueprint from India for Women’s Economic Empowerment

    Feb 8, 2023 Anita Zaidi touts the country’s self-help groups as a model for boosting women’s economic prospects and personal agency.

  2. The Key to Development
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    The Key to Development

    Jun 30, 2021 Anita Zaidi interviewed by Project Syndicate about the importance of gender equality as a factor in reducing poverty and preserving public health.

  3. Maintaining the Momentum Against Cholera
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    Maintaining the Momentum Against Cholera

    Jun 4, 2019 Anita Zaidi reports that new records are being set in the delivery of vaccines to vulnerable countries.

  4. Three Ways to Improve Child Health
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    Three Ways to Improve Child Health

    Nov 24, 2016 Anita Zaidi identifies the key interventions that could save millions of children from diarrhea and pneumonia.

  5. Stopping the Child Killers
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    Stopping the Child Killers

    Dec 4, 2015 Anita Zaidi calls on governments to adopt proven, low-cost methods to prevent and treat diarrhea and pneumonia.

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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 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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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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