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7:30 am

Women’s Health Research Symposium 2019

May 31, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Women’s Health Research Symposium is hosted by the Women’s Health Research Institute and it will be an opportunity to showcase some of the amazing women’s health research taking place in BC and beyond. This year’s focus will be on Global Women’s health. This symposium will engage researchers and relevant stakeholders, including members of the […]

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12:00 pm

Women’s empowerment through digital technology in addressing Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Maternal New Born Child Health

May 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Host Organizations-WHO Collaborating Center for Knowledge Translation and Technology Assessment in Health Equity and the School of International Development and Global Studies at University of Ottawa Coordinators- Dr. Carol Vlassoff, Janet Hatcher Roberts, Miriam Nkangu and Dr. Sanni Yaya Time: 12-1.30pm EST (may go up to 2pm) Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences Building, University of […]

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1:30 pm

Combatting Sexualization and Hypermasculinization

May 31, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Harbour Green Park, 1199 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada

This workshop looks at the issues of sexualization and hypermasculinization in contemporary media. Using an intersectional lens, participants in this workshop are invited to explore and discuss the ways that sexualization and hypermasculinization are linked to colonialism. The workshop provides examples of where the issues are happening, discusses the impacts – both at an interpersonal, […]

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Feminism in an Era of Populism and Patriarchy


This session focuses on different strands of feminism and how feminists have worked and responded to populism and patriarchy. This workshop is timely given politics in Canada and the US. Federal and provincial politics in Canada continue to offer women challenges. We have witnessed a continued move to the right in this country and fewer […]

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6:00 pm

Catalysing Change: Women as Agents of Change to Protect the Environment


Hosted by C.A.R.E - Climate Arts for Resilient Environments as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. This session will cover several topics through lecture and workshop group sessions focus that will focus on catalyzing action on climate change and women, encompassing issues of representation, economic participation and decision-making; and shared value systems and needs of women […]

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A Declaration by and for Indigenous Women, Girls, and Gender Diverse People


Hosted by Nutsamaht. We are one. Our Voices. Our Stories. Indigenous Women’s Pre-conference as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. Prior to the Women Deliver conference, the Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, and Squamish Nations will host the Nutsamaht Indigenous Women's Pre-Conference on June 2, 2019. This gathering presents a unique opportunity to highlight Indigenous women’s voices in the […]

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