Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Sunday 2 June

8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

Uniting Forces to Ensure Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a Practice of the Past

Hosted by: Amref Health Africa, Coalition on Violence Against Women, End FGM Canada Network, Equality Now, Orchid Project, Sahiyo, The End FGM European Network, The Girl Generation, The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices, The US End FGM/C…

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Pre-Conference

Monday 3 June

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Power Dynamics and Participation in Tackling Child Marriage

Hosted by: YIDA (Plan International Netherlands, Amref Flying Doctors, Rutgers, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and KIT Royal Tropical Institute) This breakfast meeting organized by the Yes I Do Alliance, one of the Dutch child marriage alliances will…

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Side Event
9:00 am - 10:30 am PST

Rights, Power and Women’s Bodies

Hosted by: UK Department for International Development and UK SRHR Network The Department for International Development, in collaboration with the UK SRHR Network, presents a dynamic event looking at critical women’s rights issues that are too often…

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

It Takes a Whole Community: Ending Female Genital Cutting Within a Generation

Hosted by: Orchid Project Join Orchid Project for an activist-led, interactive workshop on community-based approaches to ending female genital cutting (FGC) within a generation. Featuring grassroots and civil society activists from East and West Africa,…

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Side Event

Tuesday 4 June

10:30 am - 6:00 pm PST

360° Films: Virtual Reality

This year, we are excited to introduce a new immersive component of the Film Festival – 360° films with the use of Virtual Reality headsets! Put yourself in the shoes of girls and women around the world. Featuring: The Vidya Vox Story - The Female…

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Film
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

The Power of Agency: Changemakers on surviving and preventing gender-based violence

Girls and women are too often portrayed as victims, when they are in fact powerful agents of change. In this session, we will hear from survivors of gender-based violence and advocates working to create change in their communities and around the globe.…

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Nice Nailantei Leng’ete Redi Tlhabi Hadiqa Bashir Mohamed Sidibay Michael Kaufman Dr. Daniela Ligiero Hauwa
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Plenary
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
2:45 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

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…

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Naima Dido Mouhammed Cherif Diop Jacinta Muteshi  Aya Chebbi
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Concurrent
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Ending FGM By 2030: It's a Global Issue

Hosted by: Equality Now Hosted by international women and girls rights organisation Equality Now, join representatives of regional End FGM networks from around the world including; Africa, the Middle East, US, Europe, Canada and Asia to discuss a coordinated…

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Side Event

Wednesday 5 June

10:15 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Gender Equality

Moderated by: Kristin Hetle, Chair of the Board of Directors, Women Deliver 10:20 | Estrella Alcalde, Project Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Pathfinder International > Estrella Alcalde shares the voices of marginalized women from…

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Power Stage
10:30 am - 6:00 pm PST

360° Films: Virtual Reality

This year, we are excited to introduce a new immersive component of the Film Festival – 360° films with the use of Virtual Reality headsets! Put yourself in the shoes of girls and women around the world. Featuring: The Vidya Vox Story - The Female…

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Film

Thursday 6 June

10:30 am - 3:00 pm PST

360° Films: Virtual Reality

This year, we are excited to introduce a new immersive component of the Film Festival – 360° films with the use of Virtual Reality headsets! Put yourself in the shoes of girls and women around the world. Featuring: The Vidya Vox Story - The Female…

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Film

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