Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Tuesday 4 June

7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Breakfast Brainstorming with WHO: Envisioning the Future of Safe Abortion Care

Hosted by: WHO This side event will involve an open forum to exchange ideas of the future of safe abortion care from innovative approaches to legal reform and policy changes, the connection between formal care and self-management, innovative new models…

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

From Cradle to Grave: How Civil Registration and Gender Data Impact the Rights of Women and Girls

Hosted by: Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Data2X; Open Data Watch Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems are critical for protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of…

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

Gender Equality is Everyone’s Business: The Power of the Private Sector to Deliver for Good

Hosted by: The Deliver for Good Campaign, Merck, and P&G Gender equality is everyone’s business – and it can’t be business as usual!  Achieving a gender-equal world calls for more effective collaboration within and across sectors. Join two long-time…

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Side Event
7:30 am - 8:15 am PST

Launch of 2019 Women at Work Report

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8:30 am - 9:00 am PST

Film Screenings: Economic Development

Hingakawa (18:43) > On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Hingakawa tells the story of two women who made the choice to rise above and choose forgiveness. Vestine and Genevieve are best friends—one Tutsi, one Hutu. Once on the opposite sides…

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Film
8:30 am - 10:00 am PST

The Power of Now: Taking stock of where we stand and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead

We first need to map where the world stands on gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women before we can chart a path forward. With evidence and data, optimism and realism, The Power of Now will apply a gender lens and explore progress…

Speakers
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Anna Rosling Rönnlund Isha Sesay Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka The Honourable Maryam Monsef Joannie Marlene Bewa Winnie Byanyima +2
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Plenary
8:40 am - 9:30 am PST

Press conference with The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

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9:00 am - 9:30 am PST

Wakeup Call

A look ahead at the day: The power of data in driving gender equality and accountability Host: Divya Mathew, Senior Manager, Research, Policy & Advocacy, Women Deliver - Stephanie Psaki, Deputy Director, Population Council’s Girl’s Center

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9:00 am - 9:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Midwives

Zahida's Story: A Midwife on a Mission (4:25) > After experiencing her own difficulties in childbirth, Zahida embarked on a mission to make pregnancy and delivery safer for women and newborns in her rural village. Director(s): Nance Ackerman With Mother…

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Film
9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Film Screenings: Sexual Harassment

Don't Yell for Help (14:22) > A first date goes wrong when a woman grows suspicious about the man she's with. Is her date capable of hurting her? Is someone following her? Or is fear all in our minds? A modern short film about the lives of women and…

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Film
9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Candid Conversation

How Do We Advance Gender Equality in the Face of Danger? Host: Shahira Amin, Independent Journalist - Heather Jarvis, Co-Founder, Slut Walk - Carla Aguirre, Associate Director of Communications, Latin America Program, Planned Parenthood Federation of…

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10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Women in Conflict Using Art

Brave Girl Rising (19:52) > What does it mean to be born black, born a girl, and born into war? For 17-year-old Somali refugee, Nasro, it means a life of constant struggle. She made the journey from her native Somalia when she was just seven years old,…

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Film
10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

On the Ground

Hear directly from delegates at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

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10:15 am - 10:30 am PST

Youth Zone Kickoff

The Youth Zone opens with a celebration of the #PowerOf youth! Join Women Deliver staff, Young Leaders and special guests at the official opening of the Youth Zone.

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Youth Zone
10:15 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Politics and Economics

Moderated by: Joanna Roper, UK Special Envoy for Gender Equality 10:20 | Erica Zanotti, Manager of Social Programs, Instituto Consulado da Mulher (The Women´s Consulate) > Erica Zanotti dives into a new methodology for women entrepreneurs that mixes…

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Power Stage
10:15 am - 11:30 am PST

Gender 7: Where Women Make the News

Hosted by: The One Campaign Ever wondered what the world would be like if the G7 was all women? The ONE Campaign is proud to introduce the Gender 7 - seven extraordinary influential women leading the fight for gender equality all over the world. Please…

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

Beyond the Hashtag: Power and Women’s Movements in the Era of #MeToo

Organized by: Men Engage, UNFPA, Spotlight Initiative, Together for Girls Will the #MeToo movement create lasting change and an end to violence against girls and women? Thinking beyond the hashtag, this session will explore the role of INGOs, donors,…

Speakers
Jean Kemitare Humberto Carlo Sophia Wanjiku Ramatu Bangura Moufeeda Haidar
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Not Optional! Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Essential to Humanitarian Action

Organized by: Family Planning 2020, Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises, NGO Working Group on Women Peace and Security, UNFPA, Women Deliver What exactly are the minimum standards for sexual and reproductive health during an emergency?…

Speakers
Ugwu Nkechi Uzoamaka Kate Gilmore Sathya Doraiswamy Grace Kodindo Debora Diniz Martin Gutierrez
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Break Bread Together: Nutrition Stories from Around the World

Organized by: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Scaling Up Nutrition, Nutrition International Good nutrition is a matter of life and death, and the difference between surviving and thriving. However, good nutrition is only achieved when women are…

Speakers
Gerda Verburg Gladys Mugambi Vivian Onano Irshad Danish Joel Spicer
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Who Holds the Power in Pregnancy? Overcoming Stigma 

Organized by: Jhpiego, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, White Ribbon Alliance, World Health Organization This session combines performance art, science, debate, and audience participation to shine a light on issues surrounding the power…

Speakers
Lily Kak Winnie Mwebesa Malika Ndlovu Sandra Oyarzo Torres Joy E. Lawn
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Concurrent

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