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Entries by Melinda Gates from 09/2012

From Farms to Family Planning: Investing in Women on World Contraception Day

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Impact

Today is World Contraception Day. I am celebrating by visiting a cassava farm in Tanzania. It might seem like a strange way to observe the day, except for this fact: the women who do the majority of the labor on small family farms are often the very same women who are asking for contraceptives.