Press release - Rutgers awards half a million euro from SheDecides to Kenyan women

UTRECHT – Today, exactly a year after SheDecides was founded by former minister Lilianne Ploumen, Rutgers has awarded the public donations to health workers in Kenya. In 2017, private individuals donated 500,000 euro to SheDecides. The Reproductive Health Network Kenya works towards reducing maternal mortality and morbidity caused by unsafe abortion. Thanks to the contribution, the organization can help 25,000 girls and women annually.

Rutgers is very active within the SheDecides movement. The Dutch NGO launched the fundraising platform www.shedecides.nl at the beginning of 2017 with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since then SheDecides has become an international