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

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Early Marriage

Ajo (12:28) > To escape an early marriage arranged by her father, Zana has to make a courageous decision. Director(s): More Raca Shout Gladi Gladi Trailer (10:10) > Narrated by Academy Award® winning actress Meryl Streep, SHOUT GLADI GLADI celebrates…

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Film
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Face to Face with DJ Switch

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Power Talks: Change

Moderated by: Nancy Rosenfeld, Strategic Planning Consultant 4:35 | Caren Grown, Senior Director Gender, World Bank > As a global epidemic, gender-based violence is often seen as intractable. Caren Grown discusses how the World Bank came to recognize…

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Power Stage
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

The Power of Lift: Stepping up to use power for good

Achieving gender equality will take all of us using our power for good. Regardless of age, gender, sexuality, geography, income, or title, each of us has a role to play. To create a gender equal world, it will take elected officials, as well as their…

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Gary Barker Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Maria Toorpakai Wazir Regina Honu Elhadj As Sy Wendy Grant-John Martín Aguirre
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Plenary
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Face to Face with Maysoon Zayid

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5:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: SRHR

Get Up, Speak Out (2:32) > This film is about the power of Get Up, Speak Out for Youth Rights! (GUSO), a 4-year global programme that works towards the sexual empowerment of all young people, especially girls and women. Fita & Women's Rights (03:33)…

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Film
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST

The Takeaway

Journalist roundtable with a special guest discuss the day’s big topics Host: Femi Oke, Journalist - Jill Sheffield, Founder, Women Deliver - Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA - Thembisa Fakude, Head of Research, Al Jazeera Center for Studies

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5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Culture Night

Culture Night offers a chance for delegates from the Women Deliver 2019 Conference to meet the city of Vancouver. This free, outdoor celebration – located right outside the doors of the Vancouver Convention Centre – will unite visitors and locals…

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Special Event

Thursday 6 June

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Born into Crisis: A Global Roadmap for Surviving the Day of Birth in Humanitarian Settings

Hosted by: WHO, UNICEF, Save the Children, HRH Princess Sarah Zeid The day of birth is the riskiest for women and their babies, with nearly half of maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths taking place during this period. Many of these deaths are…

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

Power of We: Women & Environment

Hosted by: Johnson & Johnson Climate change, environmental disasters, and pollution exacerbate gender-based health disparities, disproportionately affecting women who are often the most vulnerable, especially in low- and middle-income countries. This…

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

Building Bridges: SRHR in UHC

Hosted by: KIT Royal Tropical Institute There is growing consensus that achieving UHC entails ensuring SRHR. The momentum around UHC demands more insights and evidence based arguments on why and how to integrate SRHR in UHC. This interactive session…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

What Difference Could a Global Movement of ‘Sisterpreneurs’ Make?

Hosted by: Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Can women’s entrepreneurship create a social revolution? Could a global movement remove the barriers women entrepreneurs face? Are networks the key to unlocking the transformative potential of entrepreneurship?…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

Powering Change: United for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health

Hosted by: Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance; The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) This breakfast event, hosted by GAVI and PMNCH, explores new ideas for innovative and scalable approaches that empower the lives of women, girls and…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

Investing in the Power of Nurse Leadership: What Will It Take?

Hosted by: IntraHealth International, Nursing Now 2020, Johnson & Johnson Women make up 70% of the total health and social care workforce and an even larger share of the nursing and midwifery profession, yet women only comprise 25% of health system leadership…

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

Young Women at Work: Breaking the Mold and Challenging Stereotypes

Hosted by: Mastercard Foundation This session moderated by Isha Sesay is an intimate, interactive, and informal conversation with the young women and men who are challenging gender norms in their chosen field. Our panelists will share their experiences…

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

Dove Self-Esteem Project: How We Can Collectively Take Action on Body Confidence?

Hosted by: Dove Self-Esteem Project The Dove Self-Esteem Project in partnership with World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts, UNICEF & Women Deliver invite you to join us and our youth delegates in raising the next generation of confident girls.…

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

The Economic Impact of Having a Child Before Becoming an Adult: New Evidence and Expert Analysis

A preview of new evidence from the Population Council and Women Deliver

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7:30 am - 3:00 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
8:00 am - 8:30 am PST

Wakeup Call

A look ahead at the day: The power of movements Host: Lori Adelman, Director of Youth Engagement, Women Deliver - Rega Jha, Former Editor-in-Chief, Buzzfeed India - Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, Founder, Roots of Health

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8:30 am - 9:00 am PST

News Watch

New evidence on the impact of the expanded global gag rule Host: Kgomotso Matsuyane, journalist, KAYA FM Guests: - Vanessa Rios, Program Officer, International Women’s Health Coalition - Jade Maina, Executive Director, Trust for Indigenous Culture…

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