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

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

How Advertisers and Advocates are Dismantling Gender Stereotypes in Media

Organized by: Global Citizen, Global Press Institute, Lisa Russell Films/Create 2030, RNW Media Marketing and digital media agencies create the thousands of advertisements seen in every country every day — images which influence the way we perceive…

Speakers
Vithika Yadav Léa Clermont-Dion Lopa Banerjee Lesley Slaton Brown Allison Tummon Kamphuis
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Concurrent
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: FGM/C

FGM UNCUT (19:45) > For 200 million women in the world, the passage from infancy to adulthood is marked by the blood of female genital mutilation (FGM). According to UNICEF, the victims are concentrated in 30 countries, of which 27 are in Africa. The…

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Film
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation

How can we change the narrative around gender equality? Host: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Deliver for Good Influencer, Women Deliver - Nidhi Dubey, Girl Rising India Country Director - Hellen Malinga Apila, Gender and Sustainability Expert - Elizabeth…

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women and Politics

Women for Justice - The Power of Solidarity Trailer (2:27) > Forced marriages, domestic violence, over 100000 wives killed by fire in so called "household accidents" every year – in India, violence against women is omnipresent and nearly all women,…

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Film
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Partnership

Moderated by: Daniela Ligiero, CEO & Executive Director, Together for Girls 2:50 | Ambassador Mara Marinaki, EU/EEAS Pr. Advisor on Gender/WPS > The European Union is a leading pioneer worldwide to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through…

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Power Stage
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Creating Better Conditions for Women to Succeed in the Workplace

Organized by: Catalyst.org, Mercer, P&G Did you know that female labor force participation increases by 0.6% for every additional week of paid maternity leave; or that every additional month a father stays on leave, a mother’s salary increases by 6.7%?…

Speakers
Namita Gupta Claire Humphreys Caroline Codsi Deanna Bass
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Her Story: 6,743 Count My Voice!

Hosted by: Accountability Lab This documentary about the story of a Dalit women ward member in Terai region of Nepal. She was elected as per the constitution of Nepal 2015 that mandates that one of the four ward member elected during the last federal…

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Side Event
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Powerful Partnerships: What’s the Recipe?

Organized by: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Deliver for Good, Global Partnership for Education If you are looking to leave Vancouver with a recipe for success to establish powerful cross-issue, cross-sector partnerships, this session is the place…

Speakers
Gerda Verburg Memory Zonde-Kachambwa Naana Opoku-Agyemang Abdoul Karim Dosso Esnatt Gondwe Dr. Aparajita Gogoi Julie Bernstein
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Surviving Day One: Birth in the Humanitarian-Development Nexus

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 Surviving the first day of childbirth (Day One) is a challenge for women and newborns…

Speakers
Sheena Currie, RN, RM, MEd, PGCE Bushra Al-Makaleh Tamanna Yasmin Tanjina Muneera Sha’aban Eva Lathrop
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Working Together to End School Related Gender-Based Violence

Organized by: PLAN International, Malala Fund, UNGEI, UNESCO More than 246 million children around the world are subjected to gender-based violence in or around schools every year. This school related gender-based violence (SRGBV) includes bullying,…

Speakers
Rayne Fisher-Quann Marie Antoinette Corr Joanna Herat Nora Fyles Mohamed Sidibay Angela Benedicto Pamela Okoroigwe
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Meditation & Self-Care

Recharge, regroup and reflect on the importance of self-care for young advocates and changemakers in this interactive meditation session. Emerge from the Youth Zone more grounded and ready to take on gender inequality with fresh new energy.

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Youth Zone
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

The Global Gender Digital Health Divide: A Debate

Organized By: FHI 360, Path, Philips, PSI In this session, panelists will debate critical gender issues and solutions in the field of digital health. Debate topics will include: 1) gender and digital health services and application design, 2) opportunities…

Speakers
Rehema Mugeta Rebecca Chiao Kate Plourde Hallie Goertz
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Making Commitments Reality: Rights of Migrant and Refugee Women

Organized by: Save the Children Canada, Women’s Refugee Commission Displacement often compounds existing discrimination against women, such that the risks and hurdles facing girls and women seeking asylum include discriminatory family laws and nationality…

Speakers
Joan Timoney Melanie Gallant Lina Abou-Habib
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Change Begins at Home: Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Organized by: Data 2x, International Labour Organization, Oxfam Canada, International Development Research Centre Globally, 70 million domestic workers, mostly women, are busy at work inside the household, powering our homes and economies. They are also…

Speakers
Nazma Yesmin Lisa Moore Bilan Arte Cecen Bagon
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Gender and Climate Change: Climate Justice Solutions

Organized by: BSR, UNFCCC, Women’s Environment and Development Organization This session explores the linkages between gender equality, women’s empowerment and climate change by highlighting the differentiated impacts of climate change, and how they…

Speakers
Hwei Mian Lim Gemma Pryor Mette Schmidt Alan Jarandilla Nuñez Fleur Newman
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

The Power of Money: Driving equitable economic growth by investing in women

The World Bank estimates that nations leave $160 trillion on the table when women don’t fully participate in national economies. The Power of Money will examine examples of investments in women’s financial inclusion, seed funding, patient capital,…

Speakers
Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe Raj Kumar Maria Cavalcanti Humphrey Nabimanya Theo Sowa Suzanne Biegel Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan +2
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Plenary
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Ensuring Quality of Care Throughout the Life Course for Girls and Women

Organized by: HelpAge International, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, NCD Alliance The quality of care a person receives throughout their life—from infancy and childhood, through to adolescence, adulthood, and older age—has…

Speakers
Dr. Princess Nothemba (Nono) Simelela Dr. Faysal El Kak Felix Richard Manyogote Margaret Kabango Susan Brown Jenna Breuer
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Concurrent
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: Male Allies

Road to Change Trailer (3:05) > Join former monk, Ravinol, as he learns about the challenges girls in India face accessing education today while driving 1800km to revisit the village he lived in 20 years ago. We will meet girls whose lives have already…

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Film
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

WORKSHOP: Inclusive Advocacy Strategies: How Working in Coalition as our Full Selves Produces Better Outcomes

Organized by: Outright Action International Advocacy is never easy. To be effective, civil society needs a detailed understanding of the problem, evidence to substantiate our concerns, and a targeted solutions-oriented approach to produce change. Most…

Speakers
Jessica Stern Sahar Moazami
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Workshop
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Change Social Norms: Abandon Female Genital Mutilation

Organized by: Tostan, UNFPA, UNICEF Female Genital Mutilation, also called female genital cutting, is a reproductive health and human rights concern, with devastating impact on the lives of girls and women. Legal and policy reforms, national efforts…

Speakers
Naima Dido Mouhammed Cherif Diop Jacinta Muteshi  Aya Chebbi
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Concurrent

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