Family Planning Has Health, Economic Benefits, Can Help Break Cycle Of Poverty, Says Melinda Gates

Agence France-Presse: Family planning for ‘healthier, wealthier’ Africa: Melinda Gates
“Family planning helps people in Africa to be healthier and wealthier, as women without contraceptives become locked in ‘a cycle of poverty,’ Melinda Gates told AFP as a conference on the topic was held in Ivory Coast…” (Fort, 12/14).

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