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

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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4:45 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Funding Gender Equality and Women's Rights: The Power of Partnerships

Hosted by: Philanthropy Advancing Women's Human Rights, the DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs This interactive roundtable event will bring together representatives from bilaterals, private foundations…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Count Me In: Ensuring Equitable Access to Interventions for Cervical Cancer Prevention Interventions in LMICs

Hosted by: Jhpiego Every year, 275,000 women die of cervical cancer; over 85% of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where women lack access to cervical cancer screening and treatment. Jhpiego, in collaboration with global…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

What Would It Take For the Province British Columbia to Eliminate Cervical Cancer?

Hosted by: BC Women’s Health Research Institute In 2018, the WHO named elimination of cervical cancer as one of its health priorities. Across the world, by increasing uptake of the HPV vaccine and by increasing coverage of screening, we have the ability…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Leading Locally: Powering Global Change

Hosted by: The Global Women's Leadership Initiative and The Federation of Canadian Municipalities Please join The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative and The Federation of Canadian Municipalities for this expert panel that will bring together mayors…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Stories of Community Engagement: How Social Media Plays a Part in Preventing CEFM

Hosted by: Commonwealth of Learning's GIRLS Inspire GIRLS Inspire is a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project initiated with financial support from the governments of Canada and Australia. COL engaged community organisations in Bangladesh, India, Mozambique,…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

From a Silent Alarm to a Holistic Response: Child, Early and Forced Marriages in Latin America and the Caribbean

Hosted by: Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage This session will be conducted in Spanish, with English interpretation available. In LAC, like globally, child marriage is rooted in gender inequality and discriminatory social…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

The Role of the Law in Upholding, or Undermining, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Hosted by: World Health Organization (WHO)/The UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) and The European Parliamentary Forum for Population and Development (EPF) The…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Potential and Power of Girls and Women at All Ages

Hosted by: World Health Organization and Partners Join us and take a ‘power walk’ to experience the power of health in blocking or unlocking the potential of girls and women at various points throughout their lives. Open to all delegates. RSVP at…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

What Do Men Have To Do With It? The Merits of Male Engagement

Hosted by: Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), co-hosted by the Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation (FACT) Project, the Inter-agency Gender Working Group (IGWG) Male Engagement Task Force, and the Edna Adan Hospital University and Foundation…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Shifting Social Norms for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Hosted by: The SEEP Network - Women's Economic Empowerment Working Group Gender discriminatory social norms are a widely recognized barrier to women’s economic empowerment, affecting both their agency and their access to economic resources and opportunities.…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

WD2019 After-Party: Surpassing the Commitment

Hosted by: PSI and FP2020 Through FP2020, PSI committed to reach 10 million users under the age of 25 with modern contraception by December 2020. As of December 2018, PSI reached 14 million young users, surpassing our FP2020 pledge, two years ahead of…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Survive or Thrive: Women's Employment and Advancement in the Workforce

Hosted by: Nathan Inc Women encounter numerous challenges to labor force participation, including in career advancement, wage equality, health and safety, and the legal and regulatory landscape. Please join Nathan for a dynamic, solutions-oriented panel…

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