Bill Gates, left, and his wife, Melinda Gates, listen to former President Barack Obama speak during the Goalkeepers Conference, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. In 2017, the Gates Foundation boosted funding for birth control, women’s rights and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.
Bill Gates, left, and his wife, Melinda Gates, listen to former President Barack Obama speak during the Goalkeepers Conference, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. In 2017, the Gates Foundation boosted funding for birth control, women’s rights and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations. Julio Cortez AP file
Bill Gates, left, and his wife, Melinda Gates, listen to former President Barack Obama speak during the Goalkeepers Conference, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. In 2017, the Gates Foundation boosted funding for birth control, women’s rights and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations. Julio Cortez AP file

2018 a year to spread gender equality to the world’s poorest countries

January 01, 2018 05:00 AM