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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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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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