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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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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

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    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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