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Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a lobbying group

On Thursday, Bill and Melinda Gates announced a new lobbying initiative called the Gates Policy Initiative, The Hill reported. The Gates Policy Initiative is independent from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, their philanthropic organisation, and it plans to focus on lobbying efforts, rather than political giving. The Gates Policy […]
Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a lobbying group
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Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it

Women spend seven more years on average performing household work than men, according to philanthropist Melinda Gates. While caregiving can be meaningful, male economists have overlooked unpaid household labour when measuring productive work. Melinda Gates recently sat down with Business Insider US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell to discuss the barriers to […]
Women spend 7 more years working than men and get no money or credit for it
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Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter blasts Trump’s respect for women

In his annual letter, Bill Gates writes that President Donald Trump’s “America First” worldview concerns him. He says Trump’s proposed cuts to foreign aid would hurt the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s efforts to fight diseases abroad before they become pandemics. Melinda Gates adds that she wishes Trump would treat […]
Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter blasts Trump’s respect for women