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Gender, Power and Progress on Display: Interactive Art and Community-engaged Research on Women’s Health

June 2
Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 3300-515 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5K3 Canada
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Free

This event is a multi-panel session highlighting community-engaged, arts-based research on women's health at Simon Fraser University, including research on the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.

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8:00 am

Ending FGM/C Pre-conference

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada
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Free

This End FGM/C Pre-Conference is an unprecedented event from civil society for civil society to unite voices and come together around a global Call to Action to end FGM/C and support FGM/C survivors. The event will convene 100 civil society organizations, champions, survivors and other grassroots representatives from across the globe to come together as […]

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11:30 am

Missing the Abilities and Disabilities: How Women with Disabilities Overcome Their Challenges and Create Wins Out of Losses

Free

Hosted by SIETAR BC as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. Over the past decades, women have excelled in all areas including education, career, attaining financial independence, and having their voices heard. While it is fair to say that we have all had our own set of struggles, women with disabilities have had to work twice […]

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1:00 pm

Make Change, Design the Future: a Foresight Lab with Canadian youth

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 3300-515 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5K3 Canada
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Free

We are excited to invite the youth (ages 12-24) to a special event just for them. Hosted by the One Youth Canada team and UNICEF Canada’s partner, Overlap Associates, we are inviting youth attendees to Women Deliver and those in the Vancouver area to join us on Sunday June 2nd for a Foresight Lab on […]

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My Journey to Canada: Dreams, Hopes and Reality. What they didn’t tell me.

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Harbour Green Park, 1199 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
Free

According to Statistics Canada, in 2011, Canada had a foreign-born population of almost 7 million people. They represented 20.6% of the total population, the highest proportion among the G8 countries. Out of these almost 6.5 million identified as visible minorities. 65.1% were born outside the country and came to live in Canada as immigrants and […]

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1:30 pm

Cannabis Women Deliver 2019

Free

Hosted by Canadian Women in Cannabis as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. A dynamic dialogue session with a powerhouse panel of diverse speakers including leading ladies of CWIC *, cannabis business and community reps. The session will be mindful inclusion of the women’s voice, indigenous and minority groups. Join the dialogue – hear perspectives and […]

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3:00 pm

The Future of Work: Women in the 21st Century Workplace

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada
Free

WE EMPOWER programme of UN Women, European Union and International Labour Organization has teamed up with Girls20 to host a special session, “The Future of Work: Women in the 21st Century Workplace” to be held at Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. If you have a Women Deliver conference pass you can […]

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4:15 pm

Connection between MNCH, Nutrition, Agriculture and Women’s Empowerment

June 2 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is implementing the All Mothers and Children Count Project in Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique and Tanzania. Ms. Toni Habinshuti will present the intersectionality of health, nutrition, livelihood strategies and women’s empowerment for the project work being implemented by Partners In Health Rwanda.

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5:30 pm

CCIC Feminist Human Library: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Club, 915 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
$20 – $30

French description to follow. This event will be hosted in English only. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MAY 17 Following its AGM, the Canadian Council for International Cooperation presents a Public Event in advance of Women Deliver 2019 in Vancouver that will consist of two parts: Feminist Human Library and the presentation of the Karen Takacs […]

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6:00 pm

Breaking Taboos – Making the Case For Her

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada
Free

Join us for an interactive session on breaking the taboos around women’s sexual and reproductive health. About this Event By opening the conversation, this session aims to contribute to destigmatize and bring more attention – and concrete action – to serious, but often overlooked issues among all women. Five inspiring women leaders will share their […]

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7:00 pm

In the Name of Your Daughter (+ panel)

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vancity Theatre Vancouver, BC
$9 – $13

This is the inspiring and intimate story of some of the most courageous girls in the world. In northern Tanzania, the chillingly named ‘cutting season’ runs through the school holidays in December. Terrified by stories of children bleeding to death, the local girls, some as young as eight, face a terrible choice: submit to being […]

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Empowering mothers in career transition: panel discussion & networking reception

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
$5 – $25

One of the prevailing theories on the gender gap in wages is that it is caused in part by women taking time off to raise families....” - Time Magazine The objectives of this event are: To bring together mothers relaunching careers and STEM Women Leaders who have navigated similar situations in their career journey, To spark […]

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