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UK £1bn aid boost for women

The UK is to pledge more than £1 billion to help family planning and contraception in the developing world in a summit organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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Cameron: Family planning 'fundamental' to tackle global poverty

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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