Foreign Policy Examines Dutch Minister Ploumen’s ‘She Decides’ Initiative, European Uncertainty About Trump Administration

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“Lilianne Ploumen didn’t intend to be the face of the European resistance to Donald Trump. But the headlines she triggered by her efforts to counter one of Trump’s first decisions in the White House have thrust her into that role. … The energetic [Dutch minister of foreign trade and development cooperation’s] story highlights how a continent wracked by doubts about the European project is adapting to the new uncertainty about U.S. leadership caused by the Trump presidency. … The day after Trump’s memorandum [reinstating and expanding the Mexico City policy] was issued, Ploumen set out to fill the funding gap. She launched the She Decides fund; the Netherlands immediately pledged $10 million…”

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