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Five Ideas for the New White House Council on Women and Girls

March 16, 2009

Girls in Burkina FasoPresident Obama’s new White House Council on Women and Girls should look beyond U.S. shores to consider the effects of U.S. policy on women and girls in other countries, writes CGD vice president Ruth Levine. She offers five practical suggestions for council chair Valerie Jarrett and executive director Tina Tchen. Among them: ask the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator what PEPFAR has done for adolescent girls lately.

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