February 05, 2013 / Dana Hovig
We know that people living in poverty, isolated places, and adolescents often struggle to access modern family planning methods.
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February 01, 2013 / Melinda Gates
To help illustrate our collective potential, I thought it would be interesting to hear women's hopes for what the next set of development goals, particularly related to investing in women and girls, should look like.
January 29, 2013 / Gro Harlem Brundtland
Healthy, educated girls raise healthy, educated children. They are more likely to play an active role in their community, they earn more money and are more able to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.
January 28, 2013 / Anil Dash
Today, we have a culture of disposability around the products we buy, with technology the most egregious standard-bearer for the concept of limited lifespans for purchased goods.
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