10 May '12, 12am

Melinda Gates Investing Billions In Contraception (Video) | Care2 Causes

Melinda Gates Investing Billions In Contraception (Video) | Care2 Causes

Just in time for Mothers’ Day, we are learning that Melinda Gates has decided to make birth control her signature issue. “My goal is to get this back on the global agenda,” she tells Newsweek . And she plans to use the Gates Foundation, worth almost $34 billion, to put her agenda in place. As Newsweek reports, the Gates foundation is teaming up with the British government in July to cosponsor a summit of world leaders in London, to start raising the $4 billion the foundation says it will cost to get 120 million more women access to contraceptives by 2020. “This Is A Life-And-Death Crisis” Gates explained her position last month during a TEDxChange presentation on family planning, (see below) “This is a life-and-death crisis. Every year, 100,000 women who don’t want to be pregnant die in childbirth. About 600,000 women who don’t want to be pregnant give birth to a baby who ...

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