Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Wednesday 5 June

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

When Girls Rise, We All Rise

Hosted by: Girl Up & Rise Up Join Girl Up & Rise Up's interactive session marking the launch of their new Girls' Voices Curriculum. Youth activists from around the world will lead dynamic activities and an engaging dialogue over breakfast, using the…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Transforming Health Care through Self Care: Agency and Power in SRHR

Hosted by: Population Services International, Children's Investment Fund Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation When made accessible and affordable, self care interventions in sexual and reproductive health have transformative potential…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Achieving Gender Equality By 2030: Putting Adolescents at the Center

Hosted by: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health This breakfast event launches a major new report: Achieving Gender Equality by 2030: Putting Adolescents at the Center of the Agenda, and a corresponding commentary in The Journal of Adolescent Health.…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Power of We: Changing Dynamics for Women in the Workforce

Hosted by: Johnson & Johnson This session is part of Johnson & Johnson's "The Power of We" series aiming to explore the unlimited power of collaboration in driving change and solving global challenges. This session brings together women from different…

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6:30 am - 8:00 am PST

Corporate Action in the Workplace for Women’s Health and Empowerment

Hosted by: UNFPA, UN Foundation, UN Global Compact and the Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA), and Meridian Group International, Inc. The objective of the session is to showcase examples of how corporate action and private-public partnerships…

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6:30 am - 8:00 am PST

SafeAccess to Abortion: A Cross-Sector Partnership to Eliminate Unsafe Abortion by 2030

Hosted by: Marie Stopes International With the recent expansion of the Mexico City Policy and an emboldened opposition, it is time for our community to come together to better support a woman’s right to safe abortion, and to remove the barriers to…

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Side Event
6:45 am - 8:00 am PST

Young Women at Work: Enhancing Gender Equity and Reclaiming Power Through Transformative Art

Hosted by: Mastercard Foundation Join the Mastercard Foundation for an interactive and energetic discussion that looks to the future of work for women in the creative industries; how artists, creators, and entrepreneurs are pushing boundaries and forging…

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7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Change is Possible: Next Steps to BetterBirths Globally

Hosted by: Adriane Labs, World Health Organization Join us as we share the findings, learnings and recommendations from the BetterBirth study, one of the world's largest maternal health studies. A panel discussion will follow with global health leaders…

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7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Youth, Sex & Rights: Expanding Choice and Fostering Enabling Environments for Young People to Thrive

Hosted by: CARE International Fortified with strong coffee and dynamic conversation, we invite you to join CARE International, The World Health Organization, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights…

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Side Event
7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

How Women Deliver Health to Communities: Elevating Voices of Women at the Frontlines of Community Health

Hosted by: The Maternal and Child Survival Program, The Communication Initiative, CORE Group This session will highlight the voices of women frontline health workers engaged in immunization, polio eradication, and RMNCH efforts globally to explore the…

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7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

The Power in Standing Up and Speaking Out - Building Vibrant Movements

Hosted by: SheDecides Start the day with breakfast at this energetic and creative storytelling session, an exploration of what it takes to spark and sustain movements, locally and globally. Be prepared to be inspired, use your power and take action.…

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7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

A Question of Rights: The Power of Gender Equality to Prevent Preterm Birth

Hosted by: Born on Time - Global Affairs Canada, Johnson & Johnson, World Vision Canada, Save the Children Canada and Plan International Canada Transforming discriminatory social norms and shifting power imbalances are an essential component for the…

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Side Event
7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Taking a Page Out of the National Advocate’s Playbook: Leveraging National Movements for Global Change

Hosted by: The Deliver for Good Campaign The development sector often focuses on what national partners can learn from global movements – but what can global partners learn from national advocacy campaigns? It’s time to take a page from the national…

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Side Event
7:30 am - 5:30 pm PST

Solutions Gallery

Visit the Solutions Gallery! With an environmentally-friendly digital poster format, you can browse posters by topic or author. Explore hundreds of solutions on diverse topics related to gender equality, with a special focus on advocacy.

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Special Event
7:30 am - 8:00 am PST

Unlocking the Power of Men's Care: Revealing New Research, Commitments, and Partnerships

Launch of the 2019 State of the World's Fathers Report, which outlines ways to close the unpaid care gap in support of achieving gender equality.

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8:00 am - 8:30 am PST

Global Gag Rule Expansion and the Future of US Global Health Policy

Launch of a new report on the US Global Gag Rule and a new digital platform to end unsafe abortion.

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8:30 am - 10:00 am PST

The Power of Integration and Scale: Driving big global social change

Scaling up the status quo will not close the gender gap or make the world a more gender equal place. We need to break down silos between issues and sectors, and we need to integrate and collaborate in order to accelerate progress and change. The Power…

Speakers
Marie Villeneuve Alan Jope Kristalina Georgieva Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen Henrietta Fore Dr. Githinji Gitahi Manasa Priya Vasudevan +2
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Plenary
8:30 am - 9:00 am PST

Film Screenings: Abortion Activism

Abortion: Backlash in Europe (15:33) > In recent years, Europe has seen strong conservative mobilization against abortion, LGBT-rights and child protection services. Through the Internet, intensive lobbying and funding from abroad, these movements are…

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Film
9:00 am - 9:30 am PST

Wakeup Call

A look ahead at the day: redefining structural power Host: Susan Papp, Managing Director, Policy and Advocacy, Women Deliver - Gerda Verburg, Scaling Up Nutrition - Additional guests to be announced

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9:00 am - 9:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Maternal Health

Carrying Tomorrow Trailer (1:33) > For women and girls in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, becoming pregnant can be a death sentence. It is the leading cause of death for women of reproductive age, and could be almost entirely preventable with access to…

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Film

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