News & Updates

Check out the latest developments and stories from the movement, where we celebrate the bold and push others to be brave. If you've got a story to share - get in touch by email, Twitter or Facebook.

SheDecides Kenya Rocks the RHNK Conference 2019!

July 2, 2019

Last week Reproductive Health Network Kenya (RHNK) held their annual scientific conference in Malindi, Kenya. RHNK are a Friend of the SheDecides movement, and one of the key players in the SheDecides local movement in Kenya.
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SheDecides Kenya Stands Against Abortion Misinformation

May 2, 2019

Two months after its launch and SheDecides Kenya has hit the ground running, the local movement have turned their attention towards debunking a new billboard campaign in Nairobi County aimed at spreading misinformation about abortion services and inciting opposition against family planning services.
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Free to Decide, Free to Choose: SheDecides at CSW

March 20, 2019

SheDecides was present at CSW (the UN Commission for the Status of Women) for the first time this year, with the first event featuring new Champion Minister Marlène Schiappa (Minister of State for Gender Equality and the Fight against Discrimination, France).
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SheDecides welcomes Penny Mordaunt as a new Champion

March 12, 2019

SheDecides announces that the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, UK International Development Secretary and UK Minister for Women & Equalities, has accepted the invitation to become a Champion of this progressive global movement driving change.
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The Flagship Event in Kathmandu, Nepal

March 6, 2019

The Flagship event in Nepal brought together global leaders, including the Chair and Vice-Chair of SheDecides Tikhala Itaye and Lilianne Ploumen, and leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and more, uniting to plan bold new action in Asia.
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The first SheDecides Festival in Uganda

March 6, 2019

SheDecides Uganda marked the 2nd global SheDecides Day with their usual zeal. 1000 people came together for the SheDecides Festival, the first of its kind, organised in Kampala by the brilliantly active team of SheDecides Champion Patrick Mwesigye.
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25×25 storm the stage

March 6, 2019

At the flagship event in Kathmandu, Nepal, the “25x25” were revealed to the world and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17997473653197365/">they did it with style</a>.
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SheDecides Kenya launched!

March 6, 2019

The fifth local SheDecides movement was launched on 2 March in Nairobi. The event brought together over 130 people from civil society, youth networks, private sector, development partners, media, faith based organisations and academia, as well as government. Firm commitments were made, with lots of excitement about how Kenyan comrades will take actions to drive change for women and girls.
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Meet Naisola Likimani!

January 22, 2019

Now that SheDecides has moved house to IPPF, a new team is being hired to support the movement to keep on growing from strength to strength. Naisola Likimani has been hired to lead the new team, and starts just before global SheDecides Day on 2 March 2019 - exactly 2 years since she organised a powerful event in Kenya at the same time as the Brussels pledging conference that birthed the movement.
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