March 26, 2013 / Melissa Hillebrenner
Be a part of this growing global movement to invest in the future of girls. Because while we are strong, together we are stronger.
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January 17, 2013 / Courtney E. Martin
Courtney Martin reports on the strides of President Banda's campaign to empower women in Malawi.
January 14, 2013 / Gary Darmstadt
Out of the several hundred people in this village, only these three determined young women are changing the social norms of their community in regards to education.
August 06, 2012 / Gates Foundation
Photo of the Day for Monday, August 6, 2012.
June 21, 2012 / Vicky Markham
The Rio+20 conference is now entering its last days, final negotiations have begun, and tensions are rising as the challenge to our issues is acute.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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