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Melinda to Colbert: Women Want Contraceptives

June 28, 2012


Gates Foundation, June 28, 2012 by Melinda Gates As a young woman, I felt confident in my future because I knew I had the power to plan my family. I knew I could make plans and follow my dreams. What if every girl and woman in the world, even the poorest, had the opportunity to […]

Melinda Gates’ New Crusade: Investing Billions in Women’s Health

May 7, 2012


The Daily Beast, May 7, 2012 by Michelle Goldberg She plans to use the Gates Foundation’s billions to revolutionize contraception worldwide. The Catholic right is pushing back. Is she ready for the political firestorm ahead? In the 12 years since Melinda Gates and her husband, Bill, created the Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic organization, […]

Melinda Gates: Contraception Is Not Controversial | TEDxChange

April 11, 2012


YouTube, April 11, 2012 by Gates Foundation What difference would it make if all women in the world, even the poorest, could make decisions about when and how many children to have? 200 million women who want them, don’t have access to contraceptives. We don’t talk about this inequity because the uncontroversial idea of deciding […]