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

9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Film Screenings: Women and the Environment

Berta Didn't Die (10:37) > In Honduras, the most dangerous country in the world to be a land defender, Berta Cáceres' death has not silenced the many campesinxs fighting for justice and Indigenous Sovereignty. They mourn Berta's assassination with powerful…

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Film
9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Candid Conversation

What Role Can and Should Men Play in Gender Equality? Host: Femi Oke - Kobe Smith, Director, International Planned Parenthood Federation & Women Deliver Young Leader - Brian Heilman, Senior Research Officer, Promundo

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10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

On the Ground

Hear directly from delegates at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

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10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Toxic Masculinity

Purl (8:43) > Purl an earnest ball of yarn named Purl who gets a job in a fast-paced, high energy, bro-tastic start-up. Yarny hijinks ensue as she tries to fit in, but how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for, and in the end,…

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Film
10:15 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Gender Equality

Moderated by: Kristin Hetle, Chair of the Board of Directors, Women Deliver 10:20 | Estrella Alcalde, Project Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Pathfinder International > Estrella Alcalde shares the voices of marginalized women from…

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Power Stage
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

A Key to Combating Climate Change: Empowering Girls and Women

Organized by: BSR, UNFCCC, Women’s Environment and Development Organization Women bear the brunt of climate change, yet they are the world’s best bet in the fight for a clean, healthy, and sustainable planet. This session will look at three key spaces…

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Angie Rozas Samantha Harris Leakhena Saroeurn Christina Kwauk Poonam Muttreja
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 6:00 pm PST

360° Films: Virtual Reality

This year, we are excited to introduce a new immersive component of the Film Festival – 360° films with the use of Virtual Reality headsets! Put yourself in the shoes of girls and women around the world. Featuring: The Vidya Vox Story - The Female…

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Film
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Social Accountability: Upending or Reinforcing Power Dynamics?

Organized by: Equal Measures 2030, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), White Ribbon Alliance Is social accountability, also known as empowering citizens and making governments more accountable, truly inclusive? What risks are…

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Matilda Timpiyian Fabiola Ortiz Ana Lorena Ruano Dr. Aparajita Gogoi Hon. Robert Kuganab Lem
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

At the Margins: Engaging Sidelined Communities in the Mainstream SRHR Movement

Organized by: International Planned Parenthood Federation, Sonke Gender Justice, Women Enabled International Using a combination of storytelling and sensitive reflection, this session will unpack the issues that marginalized girls and women face while…

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Zanele Mabaso Ambrose Akanyihayo Smriti Dhingra Serkan Kasapoglu Leiloa Asaasa Abhina Aher Pratima Gurung
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

All in a Day’s Work: Gender Equality in the Health System

Organized by: Amref Health Africa, Population Action International, PHCPI, World Bank, World Health Organization For the women who make up 70% of the health and social workforce, gender bias, inequity, negative power dynamics, and discrimination is all…

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Margaret Kilonzo Sheila Tlou Michelle McIsaac Agnès Soucat Paisly Symenuk Dr. Roopa Dhatt
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

In the Wake of #MeToo, What Does the Workplace Look Like Now?

Organized by: Catalyst.org, Mercer, P&G In the era of #MeToo, sexual harassment is being taken more seriously and more companies are finally addressing toxic workplace culture and the power dynamics that enable it. The landscape of work is changing dramatically.…

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Madeleine Winslow Tanya van Biesen Lauren Leader Wade Davis Kalliopi Mingeirou
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

The Power of Breaking Barriers: Systemic change, individual gain

At the heart of gender equality lies the right to power over one’s self and one’s future. And at the heart of the calls for structural change lies the need for a more power balanced and equal world. The Power of Breaking Barriers will examine individual…

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Dr. Natalia Kanem Shahira Amin Nancy Northup Hina Jilani Dr. Alvaro Bermejo Anoka Primrose Waneek Horn-Miller +3
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Plenary
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Generate Support, Drive Implementation

Organized by: Global Financing Facility, International Planned Parenthood Federation, NORAD Without investment in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality will not be achieved, and the human rights of girls and women will continue…

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Esperanza Delgado Charity Rutendo Giyava Kannikar Kijtiwatchakul Helga Fogstad
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

De-criminalization and De-stigmatization: Ending Barriers to Abortion

Organized by: Center for Reproductive Rights, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas Abortion stigma and criminalization prevent women from getting the healthcare they need and having power over their own bodies. Advocates around the world…

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Nadia Piedrahita Kinga Jelinska Inna Hudaya Maria Camila Zapata Cardozo John Nyamu
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Investing in Impact! Sustainable Financing for Women, Adolescents, and Girls

Organized by: GAVI, Global Financing Facility, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria How do we meet the needs of girls and women, not just now, but in the long run? Drawing on the experience of a range of partners—including representatives…

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Monique Vledder Peter Sands Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao Theresa Dzanjalimodzi Sibulele Sibaca Katja Freiwald Michele Ganeless +4
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Powerful Advocacy and Campaign Tactics to Drive Change for Gender Equality

Organized by: Advocacy Accelerator, Change.org, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) This interactive workshop session will foster and promote the exchange of ideas, experience, and learning between new and seasoned advocates on…

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Preethi Herman Desmond Nji Atanga Oriana López Uribe Julie Mwabe Adebimpe Adebiyi Purity Kagwiria
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Digital Posters Meet & Greet

Come meet the digital poster presenters face-to-face and learn about their innovative research and programs! Hear about a diversity of issues relating to gender equality, with a special focus on advocacy initiatives and ask any burning question you may…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Healthy Mom, Better World: Fighting HIV, TB and Malaria to Improve Maternal Health

Organized by: Maternal Childhood Survival Program with UNICEF, World Health Organization Are we doing enough to protect pregnant women from HIV, TB, Malaria and other infectious diseases? In this session, learn how partners are joining together to fight…

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Amita Gupta Violet Adeke Oramisi Brenda Onguti Koki Agarwal Dr. Princess Nothemba (Nono) Simelela Chibugo Okoli
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Building the Pleasure Movement: Because She Decides to Seek Pleasure

Organized by: Pleasure Project, She Decides The pursuit of pleasure remains the primary motivator for people to have sex. But too often sexual pleasure is sidelined. Despite a wave of sex-positive feminism, the discourse around sexual and reproductive…

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Lori A. Brotto Arushi Singh Anne Philpott Georgia Arnold Floortje van der Plas Vuyiseka Dubula
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 11:00 am PST

Face to Face with Maysoon Zayid

Comedy, gender and disability rights Host: Subi Shah, Journalist, BBC World Service; Al Jazeera With Maysoon Zayid, Actress, Comedian, Writer, and Disability Advocate

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