Q: How much money was raised at the SheDecides conference on March 2nd?
A total of €181 million (approx. US$200 million) was raised by governments, foundations and philanthropists at the SheDecides conference in March 2017. Those who made commitments were: Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Slovenia, Sir Chris Hohn, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
Around the Family Planning Summit held in London in early July, further substantial commitments were made by some of the same donors, broadly doubling these contributions to a total of around US$ 450 million.