Melinda Gates Discusses Efforts To Place Women, Girls At Center Of Development, Health Efforts

Macleans: Melinda Gates on sexism, contraceptives, and global development
“…The [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation] has just pledged US$80 million over three years to improve data collection on the situation of women and girls in the world. The 52-year-old philanthropist spoke with L’actualité magazine ahead of a Montreal conference later this month of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where the Gates Foundation will push the importance of focusing on women and girls when combating these diseases…” (Mercier, 9/10).