Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Sunday 2 June

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Expert Convening: Eliminating Cervical Cancer in Low-Resource Settings: Creating Recommendations for Locally Driven Solutions to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Hosted by: Abt Associates and American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) WHO has called for the elimination of cervical cancer, which affects more than 500,000 women worldwide. In 2015, 270,000 women died from cervical cancer - 90% of whom…

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

SRHR in Humanitarian Settings - Shifting Power Through Community Engagement to Realize the Potential of Localization

Hosted by: IPPF Humanitarian Connecting local experiences from sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) service delivery in humanitarian settings and engagement with and empowerment of women. A diverse global panel of IPPF member association and…

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

The Power of Your Story: A Guide for Advocates

Hosted by: SayItForward.org and Girls' Globe You are a passionate advocate with a compelling message about the importance of your work. But you're also an individual with a story to tell. Strengthening the ways you communicate your vision, skills, and…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Making The Case For Her: Breaking Taboos Around Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health

Hosted by: The Case For Her Stigma and taboos around women’s sexual and reproductive health remain globally pervasive. The lack of knowledge about all aspects of their health – from menstruation, to female sexual pleasure, to menopause – holds…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Right Here Right Now: Sharing Stories on Youth Leadership

Hosted by: Dance4Life The Right Here Right Now partnership envisions a world where all young people are able to access quality and youth-friendly health services, and are not afraid to openly express who they are and who they love. During our side event…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

With the Youth, Through Nutrition, For the World

Hosted by: Save the Children UK, SUN CSO Network, ACTION, GAIN, WAGGGS Join the SUN Youth Leaders for Nutrition for a youth-friendly, interactive event to discuss adolescent nutrition around the world. There will be opportunities to hear from panelists…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Moving the Needle: What We Need to End Child Marriage

Hosted by: Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage Over the past few years, significant progress across the world has been made to end child marriage. But now we need to accelerate work to truly end this practice together. Join…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Critical Reflections on Meaningful Youth Participation in Research: What Can We Learn From Young Co-Researchers and Approaches that Involve Them?

Hosted by: Rutgers The "insider" status of young people as co-researchers can increase access to study informants, enhance data quality and depth, and empower young people. But it also comes with a range of challenges. What can we learn from young co-researchers,…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

GenderPro: Building Capacity & Setting a New Credentialing Standard for Gender Professionals

Hosted by: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Women's Institute at George Washington University, and UNICEF Meet & mingle with a global network of practitioners interested in scaling up effective and equitable gender programming. During this side…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Mobilizing Women's Power: Stories from the Field

Hosted by: CowaterSogema International As part of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, CowaterSogema International will be hosting a side event, featuring female team leaders from our projects. We invite all delegates of the Women Deliver Conference to…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

My Baby is a Blessing Not a Curse: The Stories Behind the Statistics of Preterm Birth

Hosted by: UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative - East Africa The UCSF East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative is hosting an evening of storytelling: personal narrative, data presentation, and theatrical performance. Stories are the window into the heart of our…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Innovating to Thrive: New Models for Global Development

Hosted by: International Center for Research on Women & Project Concern International (PCI) The landscape for global development is evolving rapidly. As the weight of philanthropic and bilateral support becomes more localized, international NGOs in the…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Ensuring Program Quality: the IASC Gender with Age Marker

Hosted by: IASC GenCap Project The IASC GAM is a new tool to assess and improve gender equality programming. It automatically codes projects based on multiple-choice questions, suggesting simple actions to improve responsiveness and consistency. The…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

A Critical Need: Reproductive Health Care in Crisis Settings

Hosted by: Ipas and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders Join us for an interactive reception focused on the importance of sexual and reproductive health care, including safe abortion, in humanitarian settings. Take in an exhibit that highlights…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Not Without a Cervix! Advocating for an Effective Cervical Cancer Response

Hosted by: TogetHER for Health, Union for International Cancer Control, American Cancer Society, Jhpiego, Project Concern International, Pathfinder International, Population Services International Each year there are 570,000 new cases of cervical cancer.…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Creating a Gender Equal World: The Transformative Power of Women’s Rights to Land

Hosted by: Landesa Join Landesa for a cocktail reception showcasing the transformative power of realizing women’s rights to land. Guests will learn through a brief program how to break down the barriers to gender-equal land rights that constrain women’s…

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Making Connections, Demanding Rights

Hosted by: UN Women with partners The power to choose, power to decide, and power to seek services can successfully lead to women and girls realizing their rights to sexual and reproductive health services. Barriers to women's access to health and rights…

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Monday 3 June

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Power Dynamics and Participation in Tackling Child Marriage

Hosted by: YIDA (Plan International Netherlands, Amref Flying Doctors, Rutgers, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and KIT Royal Tropical Institute) This breakfast meeting organized by the Yes I Do Alliance, one of the Dutch child marriage alliances will…

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6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Working in Solidarity: Ally and/or Accomplice?

Hosted by: Vancouver Foundation - LEVEL Initiative What does it mean to engage in policy-change work on unceded Indigenous territories? Join Vancouver Foundation's LEVEL initiative in co-creating a 'brave space' that seeks to advance racial equity with…

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6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Power of We: When Youth Take Charge

Hosted by: Johnson & Johnson This session is part of J&J's The Power of We series aiming to explore the unlimited power of collaboration in driving change and solving global challenges. The series will bring together unlikely groups of individuals -…

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