David Cameron says developing family planning strategies are fundamental to tackling global poverty. The Prime Minister made his comments as the Government pledged to donate more than £1 billion to help family planning services in the developing world.
British aid will be doubled for eight years, which will help 24 million girls and women in the world's poorest countries.
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