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Melinda Gates Pledges $1 Billion To Women’s Rights

Melinda Gates Pledges $1 Billion To Women’s Rights

Money will fund partners who pursue innovative approaches to expanding women’s power and influence Philanthropist Melinda Gates plans to put $1 billion toward expanding women’s power and influence in the United States over the next decade, saying on Wednesday she loses sleep over fears the nation will stop caring about inequality and diversity. Women’s marches, […]

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates want young people to get involved in solving major world problems, like finding clean energy sources and changing the division of household and childcare labor between men and women. The couple, co-chairs of the largest private foundation in the world, has made a tradition of releasing an annual letter on philanthropy. […]

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Mr William Henry Gates III (better known as Bill Gates), the American tycoon, has struck again. On January 22, he informed the Wall Street Journal that Kenya had legalised the cultivation of genetically engineered maize. Armed with an amount of money he cannot spend in more than 56,000 lifetimes at the cost of his current […]