Lilianne Ploumen

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Lilianne Ploumen is a Dutch feminist activist, currently serving as senior advisor at Bureau Clara Wichmann, advancing women’s rights through strategic litigation and access to justice. She was a member of the Parliament of the Netherlands from 2017 to 2022 and was Leader of PvdA (the Labour Party) until April 2022. Ms. Ploumen previously served as Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation from 2012 to 2017. She initiated the SheDecides movement in January 2017, which saw more than $400 million USD pledged to organizations affected by the reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule. She brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit organizations, having worked at Mama Cash, Cordaid, and PLAN International. She holds a master’s degree from Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

 

About Us

We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

Our Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Where We Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Resources

Our materials are designed to help reproductive health advocates and professionals expand access to high-quality abortion care.

For health professionals

For advocates and decisionmakers

Training resources

For humanitarian settings

For researchers and program implementors