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

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PST

Power Talks: SRHR

Moderated by: Beth Schlachter, Executive Director, FP2020 1:35 | Anastasia Holoboff, Senior Legal Advisor, Women Enabled International > Worldwide, girls and women with disabilities are regularly excluded from essential services to address gender-based…

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

No Girl Left Behind: Creating Inclusive Education

Organized by: Global Partnership for Education, NORAD, PLAN International, UNESCO One in five children, adolescents, and youth are out of school. Gender, poverty, ethnicity, disability, and displacement are key reasons why. This session will look at…

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Christina Milsom Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo Erika Angela Nakafeero Pauline Rose
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Ungagged: The Latest Strategies for Advancing SRHR and Gender Equality Amidst the Global Gag Rule

Organized by: Center for Reproductive Rights, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas Reinstated and expanded in 2017, Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy), has affected the movement for abortion rights, gender equality, and…

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Giselle Carino Taryn Frazier Dr. Carole Sekimpi Chloë Cooney Mulumba Moses
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Capital for Women: Gender Lens Investing

Organized by: International Finance Corporation, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Women for Women International How do we get more capital into the hands of women and how do we increase the number of women in financial sector…

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Stéphanie Émond Chetna Gala Sinha Lucy Odiwa Christina Juhasz Henriette Kolb Maria Cavalcanti
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Ending the Drudgery: Balancing the Burden of Unpaid Work

Organized by: Data2X, International Labour Organization, Oxfam Canada, International Development Research Centre Women everywhere balance unpaid work and caregiving responsibilities along with paid work. This session will explore how global commitments…

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Katja Freiwald Sonia Lazlo Emily Courey Pryor María Padilla-Romo Thalia Kidder
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Sex and Power: The Dynamics Between Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Organized by: Men Engage, UNFPA, Spotlight Initiative, Together for Girls Intimate partner violence and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) can directly impact sexual and reproductive health (SRHR) - from the ability to access and utilize family…

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Dr. Ana Baptista Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno Lydia Tabuke Dr. Henia Dakkak Dr. Daniela Ligiero Dr. Aflodis Kagaba
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Do No Harm: Local to Global Efforts to Prevent and Address Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Humanitarian Settings

Organized by: Save the Children Canada, Women’s Refugee Commission Conflict-affected girls and women increasingly rely on humanitarian assistance for survival, placing power at the hands of aid workers and peacekeepers. Such a power imbalance increases…

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Ramita Navai Katharina Samara-Wickrama Sophia Wanjiku Dalia Amin
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

No Women, No Peace!

Organized by: National Democratic Institute, Plan International, Women Political Leaders Nothing about us, without us! Female leaders bring critical insights to international, national, and local peace processes. This session will focus on how women…

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Alain Délétroz Mariana Casij Peña Hon. Ellen Attoh-Wreh Ambassador Melanne Verveer 
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Indigenous Women, Power, and Politics

Organized by: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Native Women's Association of Canada, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples In every region of the world, Indigenous peoples are pressured by powerful economic and political forces. They face human rights abuses,…

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Dalee Sambo Dorough Dr. Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine Minnie Degawan Ruihana	Paenga BsocSci, PTH, J.P Silvestra Melania Canales Poma
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Local Women Journalists are Transforming Global Narratives: Are You Listening?

Organized by: Global Press Institute, Lisa Russell Films/Create 2030, RNW Media Across the world, local women, youth, and people of color are transforming media markets to advance diverse perspectives, hold power to account, and increase access to information.…

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Samrawit Assefa Gamuchirai Masiyiwa Tina House Laxmi Parthasarathy
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Concurrent
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: Girls' Education

Beyond Boko Haram (9:43) > Psychologist Fatima Akilu works with victims and members of Boko Haram and set up Nigeria's first de-radicalisation programme. Director(s): Kagho Idhebor and Nicky Milne Married, Still a Child (1:25) > IMAGE Plus is a project…

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Film
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

News Watch: Women Deliver Social Enterprise Pitch Winners

Host Justice Baidoo Guests: Miren Bengoa, Executive Director, Fondation CHANEL Aruschi Khanna, Founder, Loom Katha Matt Dickson, Founder, Eggpreneur Rebecca Hui, Founder, Roots Studio

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women in Media

Always - Generation of Firsts (2:42) > There is a generational shift happening in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and a new wave of Saudi women is emerging. At this turning point, Always wanted to celebrate this Generation of Firsts, in a society that provides…

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Film
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation: What Can Different Movements Learn from Each Other?

Host Kgomotso Matsunyane, journalist, KAYA FM Vanina Escales, Co-Founders, Ni Una Menos Ailbhe Smyth, Co-Director, Together for Yes, Ireland Tina Tchen, Co-Founder, TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation: What Can Different Movements Learn from Each Other?

Host: Kgomotso Matsuyane, journalist, KAYA FM Guests: - Vanina Escales, one of the founders of Ni Una Menos - Ailhbe Smyth, Co-Director, Together for Yes, Ireland - Tina Tchen, Co-Founder, Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST

On the Ground: As the conference wraps up, we ask attendees ‘How Will You Use Your Power?’ going forward

As the conference wraps up, we ask attendees ‘How Will You Use Your Power?’ going forward

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3:00 pm - 4:15 pm PST

The Power of All: Closing celebration of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Join the closing plenary of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, where we’ll come together in reflection and celebration. We will recap the highlights of WD2019, see how people participated through satellite events across the globe, and discuss how each…

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Chmba Femi Oke Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Katja Iversen Girl Be Heard Angélique Kidjo
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Plenary
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation with Young People

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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST

The Takeaway

Journalist roundtable looks back at the conference and a look ahead at our shared work - Thembisa Fakude, Head of Research, Al Jazeera Center for Studies - Kgomotso Matsuyane, Journalist, KAYA FM

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4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST

What’s Next?

As WD2019 comes to a close, we discuss the way forward - Katja Iversen, President/CEO, Women Deliver

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