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Melinda Gates Launches Family Planning Summit

posted on July 12, 2012

Melinda Gates, the philanthropist and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is hosting an international summit on family planning this week in London, reports Elizabeth Tenety for The Washington Post. Gates, who attended Catholic schools as a child, hopes to move the discussion regarding reproductive rights beyond the current showdown between the American Catholic bishops and the Obama administration. “There is no controversy in empowering women to decide if and when to have a child,” Gates recently stated. 


Read at The Washington Post