Melinda Gates Discusses Foundation’s Efforts To Improve Access To Contraceptives Among Women Worldwide

PEOPLE: Melinda Gates: Contraceptives Are ‘One of the Greatest Antipoverty Innovations’ in the World
“It comes as no surprise that Melinda Gates — who has helped millions of people around the world — loves America for many reasons. ‘We’re a nation of optimists,’ she tells PEOPLE in this week’s special 100 Reasons to Love America double issue. … ‘Everything we do at the foundation is grounded in our belief that all lives have equal value,’ she says. ‘So, we’re always trying to find opportunities where a relatively small investment can have an outsized impact on people’s lives. That’s why we invest in contraceptives around the world’…” (Keating, 6/26).