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

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

24 Years Later, Are Women’s Rights Still Human Rights?

Organized by: Community Centre for Integrated Development (CCID), International Center for Research on Women As we look forward to the 25th anniversary of Beijing (the historic Fourth World Conference on Women) next year, or toward efforts to achieve…

Speakers
Michelle Bachelet Brian Heilman Mabel Bianco Jama Jack Lyric Thompson Lopa Banerjee
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Measuring the Impact of Gender Equality on Investments, Workplaces, and Value Chains

Organized by: Abt Associates, Acumen, Unilever Gender equality is smart economics, but not all organizations understand or value a distinct gender perspective in their operations. In this interactive session, participants will discuss the barriers organizations…

Speakers
Yasmina Zaidman Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan Yen Do Robert Webster Katja Freiwald
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Why Land? Strengthening Women’s Land Rights to Move the Needle on Sustainable Development

Organized by: Landesa, Rights and Resources Women have played a central role in rural land management throughout history, and are major contributors to agriculture and rural economies. Despite their significant contributions, most rural women don’t…

Speakers
Monica Magoke-Mhoja Soledad Tlehuactle González Kalpana Giri Silene Ramirez
Category
Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Partners in Gender Equality: Getting Formal Partnerships Right

Organized by: Advocacy Accelerator, Change.org, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) Partnerships naturally bring both benefits and hard work, related to consensus-building, responsibility sharing, funding streams, and more. This…

Speakers
Memory Zonde-Kachambwa Shruti Arora Fionna Smyth Mbathio Diaw Marisa Viana
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Concurrent

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