Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Tuesday 4 June

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

WORKSHOP: “But Why Would I Care?” Getting Through to Those Who (Think They) Have Heard It All Before

Organized by: Kristin Hetle In this interactive session, you'll test and take away some good communication tactics -  drawing from classic storytelling and rethorical principles  that have stood the test of time, supported by data and evidence and…

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Kristin Hetle
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Workshop
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PST

Power Talks: Information, Education, Advocacy

Moderated by: Hannah Vaughan Jones, News Anchor, CNN 1:35 | Onyinye Anita Edeh, Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer, Strong Enough Girls’ Empowerment Initiative > A Nigerian-American public health researcher and girls’ rights advocate, Onyinye…

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Power Stage
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Pushing Back Against the Pushback: The Power of Women’s Organizations to Resist Resurgent National Authoritarianism

Organized by: Women Deliver Progress in gender equality is under threat in many parts of the world. What used to be considered a fringe movement has gained broader appeal and support, with a growing surge of populist and authoritarian political movements…

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Carmen Barroso, PhD Jacqueline Pitanguy Neil Datta Cecilia Aransiola Jonathan Rucks Susan Papp
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women in Global Health

Heroines of Health (28:56) > "Heroines of Health" gives an intimate look into the lives of three remarkable women - Dr. Sharmila (India), Mercy (Kenya) and Mrs. Rohani (Indonesia) - who have overcome incredible challenges to become life saving forces…

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Film
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

The Power of Agency: Changemakers on surviving and preventing gender-based violence

Girls and women are too often portrayed as victims, when they are in fact powerful agents of change. In this session, we will hear from survivors of gender-based violence and advocates working to create change in their communities and around the globe.…

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Nice Nailantei Leng’ete Redi Tlhabi Hadiqa Bashir Mohamed Sidibay Michael Kaufman Dr. Daniela Ligiero Hauwa
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Plenary
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Rural Women: Learning and Leading

Organized by: Landesa, Rights and Resources One of the greatest challenges identified by rural women and their allies is gaining access to information in order to better understand the technical elements of policies. This session showcases how education,…

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Esther Mwaura-Muiru Madeline Wells Kalpana Giri Karol Boudreaux
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Women Deliver… Or Not: Breaking the Silence on (In)fertility

Organized by: Center for Reproductive Rights, Share-Net, World Health Organization In this session, participants will break the taboo and create a space to speak about (in) fertility, its prevalence, prevention, causes, and impact, as well as its human…

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Dr. Joia Crear-Perry Dr. Ian Askew Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally Hashim Hounkpatin Jillian Gedeon
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Concurrent
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: FGM/C

FGM UNCUT (19:45) > For 200 million women in the world, the passage from infancy to adulthood is marked by the blood of female genital mutilation (FGM). According to UNICEF, the victims are concentrated in 30 countries, of which 27 are in Africa. The…

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Film
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation

How can we change the narrative around gender equality? Host: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Deliver for Good Influencer, Women Deliver - Nidhi Dubey, Girl Rising India Country Director - Hellen Malinga Apila, Gender and Sustainability Expert - Elizabeth…

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women and Politics

Women for Justice - The Power of Solidarity Trailer (2:27) > Forced marriages, domestic violence, over 100000 wives killed by fire in so called "household accidents" every year – in India, violence against women is omnipresent and nearly all women,…

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Film
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Partnership

Moderated by: Daniela Ligiero, CEO & Executive Director, Together for Girls 2:50 | Ambassador Mara Marinaki, EU/EEAS Pr. Advisor on Gender/WPS > The European Union is a leading pioneer worldwide to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through…

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Power Stage
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Meditation & Self-Care

Recharge, regroup and reflect on the importance of self-care for young advocates and changemakers in this interactive meditation session. Emerge from the Youth Zone more grounded and ready to take on gender inequality with fresh new energy.

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Youth Zone
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

WORKSHOP: Inclusive Advocacy Strategies: How Working in Coalition as our Full Selves Produces Better Outcomes

Organized by: Outright Action International Advocacy is never easy. To be effective, civil society needs a detailed understanding of the problem, evidence to substantiate our concerns, and a targeted solutions-oriented approach to produce change. Most…

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Jessica Stern Sahar Moazami
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Workshop
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Gender and Climate Change: Climate Justice Solutions

Organized by: BSR, UNFCCC, Women’s Environment and Development Organization This session explores the linkages between gender equality, women’s empowerment and climate change by highlighting the differentiated impacts of climate change, and how they…

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Hwei Mian Lim Gemma Pryor Mette Schmidt Alan Jarandilla Nuñez Fleur Newman
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Ensuring Quality of Care Throughout the Life Course for Girls and Women

Organized by: HelpAge International, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, NCD Alliance The quality of care a person receives throughout their life—from infancy and childhood, through to adolescence, adulthood, and older age—has…

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Dr. Princess Nothemba (Nono) Simelela Dr. Faysal El Kak Felix Richard Manyogote Margaret Kabango Susan Brown Jenna Breuer
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

When Yes Means Yes: Protecting the Right to Bodily Autonomy

Organized by: International Planned Parenthood Federation, Sonke Gender Justice, Women Enabled International Informed consent is denied in the form of sexual assault and harassment, forced sterilizations, forced marriages, forced abortions, forced contraception,…

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Kristina Lod Castell Stephanie Lum Lizzie Kiama Barb Goode Anastasia Holoboff
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Powerful Partnerships: What’s the Recipe?

Organized by: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Deliver for Good, Global Partnership for Education If you are looking to leave Vancouver with a recipe for success to establish powerful cross-issue, cross-sector partnerships, this session is the place…

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Gerda Verburg Memory Zonde-Kachambwa Naana Opoku-Agyemang Abdoul Karim Dosso Esnatt Gondwe Dr. Aparajita Gogoi Julie Bernstein
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Her Story: 6,743 Count My Voice!

Hosted by: Accountability Lab This documentary about the story of a Dalit women ward member in Terai region of Nepal. She was elected as per the constitution of Nepal 2015 that mandates that one of the four ward member elected during the last federal…

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Side Event
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

The Power of Money: Driving equitable economic growth by investing in women

The World Bank estimates that nations leave $160 trillion on the table when women don’t fully participate in national economies. The Power of Money will examine examples of investments in women’s financial inclusion, seed funding, patient capital,…

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Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe Raj Kumar Maria Cavalcanti Humphrey Nabimanya Theo Sowa Suzanne Biegel Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan +2
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Plenary
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST

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