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

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

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 - 8:00 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 - 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
8:30 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
8:40 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

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
9:00 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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9:30 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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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
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

Free to Be in the City: Safety of Adolescent Girls in Urban Areas

Organized by: Plan International, UN Habitat Based on research conducted by Plan International, only 4% of adolescent girls in Delhi and 8% of girls in Cairo claimed that they always feel safe when in public spaces. 91% of girls in Lima and 58% of girls…

Speakers
Juma Assiago Faridah Alexander Munive Ngo Chi Minh Maryorie
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Who Runs the World? Empowering Young Women and Girls

Organized by: National Democratic Institute, Plan International, Women Political Leaders Globally, women hold just 24% of parliament seats and according to the World Bank, at the current pace of change, it will take over 100 years to achieve parity in…

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Sylvia Kasanga Anna Gainey Razan Melissa Richmond Citlalli Adriana Helen Clark +1
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Understanding the Gender Equality Movement: Progress and Pitfalls

Organized by: Community Center for Integrated Development (CCID), International Center for Research on Women Do you really understand gender versus sex, or feminism versus women’s rights? This session will demystify key definitions and terms in the…

Speakers
Jacob Thomas Tanzila Khan Jude Thaddues Njikem Sarah Gammage
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Concurrent
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Gender Transformative Education: The Power of Education to Deliver Gender Equality

Organized by: Global Partnership for Education, NORAD, PLAN International, UNESCO Education has the power to transform harmful gender norms, stereotypes, and power relationships. This session brings together youth activists, educators, practitioners,…

Speakers
Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen Gonzalo Cassandra Hallett Abigail Rita Bissoonauth Joanna Herat Hannah Vaughan Jones
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Concurrent

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