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The next generation of mums in Malawi | by DFID - UK Department for International Development
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The next generation of mums in Malawi

Women who are able to plan their families are more likely to be able to send their children to school. And the longer children stay in school the higher their lifetime earnings will be, helping them to lift themselves out of poverty.


UK aid is helping at least 10 million more women to use modern methods of family planning. On 11 July 2012 the UK Government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a groundbreaking summit to halve the number of women and girls in the world’s poorest countries who do not have access to contraception but want it.


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To read about the London Summit on Family Planning visit


Picture: Lindsay Mgbor/Department for International Development


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Taken on May 28, 2012