This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.
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.
At the Clinton Foundation, we work with partners across all sectors to find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
Smallholder farmers live off their land. They depend on the strength of their agricultural systems, using their land to grow food to feed their families while harvest surpluses are sold in markets for supplemental income.