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Gates Foundation Announces $80M Over Next 3 Years To Fill Gender Data Gaps, Accelerate Progress For Women, Girls

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces $80 Million Commitment To Close Gender Data Gaps And Accelerate Progress For Women And Girls
“In her keynote speech [Tuesday] at the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced that the foundation will commit $80 million over the next three years to close gender data gaps and help accelerate progress for women and girls around the world. Alongside the Gates Foundation’s commitment, partners across governments, nonprofits, and philanthropic organizations have also agreed upon a new statement of principles regarding gender data and its importance for accelerating development outcomes…” (5/17).