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Why Development Begins with Women

At some level, all women, everywhere, have the same hopes: we want to be self-sufficient and create better lives for ourselves and our loved ones.

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Empowering the Next Generation

With the launch of the Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development Grand Challenge, we are looking to invest in innovative programs that expand the body of work and knowledge on the intersection of gender equality, decision-making, and adolescent health and development.

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Why Development Begins with Women

At some level, all women, everywhere, have the same hopes: we want to be self-sufficient and create better lives for ourselves and our loved ones.

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Science or Science Fiction? Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to test if you can tell the difference between the science fiction of tomorrow and the real work of scientists today. How well can you do?

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Bill Gates at Sibos: Banking is Changing

Bill Gates gave the closing plenary at Sibos, where he relayed an important message to the financial community: Banking is changing. And some of the biggest innovation in the next wave of personal finance is actually coming from poor countries, where 2.5 billion people currently don’t participate in traditional financial services.

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Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development

It is well-recognized that gender inequalities exist around the world. Evidence has also mounted showing that the marginalization and neglect of the needs, roles and potential of women and girls are key factors limiting advances in human health and development outcomes for all – women, men, boys and girls.

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