reuters:

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is set to unveil funding a sum in the hundreds of millions of dollars for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world.

The exact amount will be announced at a summit of world leaders and aid organizations in London on Wednesday, but in an interview with Reuters, Melinda Gates said the commitment would be “on a par” with the foundation’s other big programs, like that against malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis.

In January, the foundation pledged a further $750 million for that fight on top of $650 million contributed since the fund was set up 10 years ago.

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    Not to mention that the human species is unable to sustain itself at 7 billion people around the world.
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    HELL FUCKING YES. Let’s get out of the dark ages! If Bill Gates’ light is the one that’s gonna be shining, then let it...
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    Is it weird that I really think Melinda is the one with all the great ideas for the world? I mean, Bill thought of some...
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    Catholic church: 0 Bill and Melinda Gates: Way too many points to count
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    Finally, some rich Americans doing something good
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    Thank you for doing what our religious institutions, and many in our government, refuse to do.
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