Over the last two decades, maternal mortality has nearly halved and the gap between the number of boys and girls enrolling in primary schools globally has almost closed. These are examples of the important progress that has been made for girls and women in the areas of health and education.
This originally appeared on The Wall Street Journal on June 10, 2015.
Chelsea and I recently returned from a trip to Africa where we saw the results of the work that you support through the Clinton Foundation.
Education is a powerful tool to use in taking on many of the challenges we face today. Poverty, economic stagnation, poor health and wellness, and a myriad of other issues can be addressed by empowering others with knowledge and skills.
From April 29 to May 7, 2015, supporters of the Clinton Foundation visited the sites of several Clinton Foundation projects and CGI Commitments to Action that are improving the lives of thousands of people across Africa. This trip highlighted many of the issues that the Clinton Foundation …