Family planning summit aims

The summit on family planning hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has three main objectives:

  • Revitalise global commitments to family planning and access to contraceptives as a cost-effective and transformational development priority
  • Improve the access and distribution of contraceptive supplies
  • Remove and reduce barriers to family planning

You can find out more about the summit on the website for the London Summit.

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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