In a summit that took place on Wednesday, a help of about 2.6 billion dollars was extended by rich nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for family planning towards countries are developing.
By 2020 it is being aimed that about 120 million women and girls will be provided with contraceptive methods and for this new funding pledges will be secured.
In an endeavor to fight the menace of child malnutrition, U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday hosted an event and encouraged all to come forth and contribute in the fight.
While hosting the event with Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Micheal Martin at the InterContinental hotel in New York City, Clinton urged all to ensure that better nutrition for children, in particular those who are two years old and younger, should be given.
According to U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Arizona will be sued by the Obama Administration over the State's divisive immigration law. The action has not been yet confirmed by the Justice Department.
The Department has only decided to bring a lawsuit to oversee the plan and that too under the direction of President Obama, as said by Clinton in an interview with an Ecuadorean television station.