Melinda Gates Discusses International Family Planning Progress, Birth Control Access In NYT Interview
New York Times: For Melinda Gates, Birth Control Is Women’s Way Out of Poverty
“Melinda Gates has made providing poor women in developing countries access to contraception a mission. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which she leads with her husband, has donated more than $1 billion for family planning efforts and will spend about $180 million more this year. Since 2012, she has helped lead an international campaign to get birth control to 120 million more women by 2020. Four years later, a report explains why achieving that goal is proving tougher than expected. This is a condensed and edited version of our conversation about family planning…” (Duggar, 11/1).