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8:00 am

Women Deliver Public Education / Canadian Teachers’ Federation Women’s Symposium

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Co-hosted by the CTF-FCE and the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF), this symposium will bring together women educators from across the country (along with a few international guests) to continue advancing equity in public education. The event is open to members of CTF-FCE member organizations and close to 100 teachers will participate, most of whom […]

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Engaging Men and Boys

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

When and how best can we engage men & boys in gender equality and advancing the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women? Join us bright and early for a Women Deliver side-event held at CanWaCH Canada Pavilion featuring a panel discussion of practitioners working within various entry points, sharing learnings to engage men […]

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Lessons on ASRHR monitoring and evaluation

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Evidence and learning are critical elements to promote adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (ASRHR). Yet, the generation and use of evidence on ASRHR and related gender issues is still weak which undermines the ability to advocate for health and rights of adolescent girls and affects program planning, targeted implementation, monitoring and accountability. This […]

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10:00 am

Women’s Equity Strategy Exhibit

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Let's build a Vancouver that works for all women. Learn about the Women's Equity Strategy, the City's roadmap to making Vancouver more equitable for girls and women. Daily, 10am to 9pm Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 W Georgia St, 8th floor exhibition space

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Designing Cities Art Exhibit

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Vancouver’s first Engineering Artist in Residence Germaine Koh has curated an exhibition documenting the work of two dozen female-identified artists working in, on, about, and around urban space. Focused especially on artwork that impacts the built environment, public space, community, and collective practices, these Vancouver-based artists use their work to reframe the public realm. The […]

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10:15 am

The World of Work: Impacts of Childcare Policy on Women and the Economy

June 3 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

What would fully funded and affordable childcare mean to women's equity, the labour force, and the economy? Join us for eye opening presentations and discussion on the this topic by Sharon Gregson, Childcare Advocate, and Iglika Ivanova, Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher with the Centre for Policy Alternatives. The session will be hosted by […]

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10:30 am

Digital Storytelling: Experiences around the World

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Join us for a session on Digital Storytelling: Experiences around the World, at the Canada Pavilion powered by CanWaCH and the Women Deliver Mobilization Canada! Less than a 10-minute walk from the conference, the Canada Pavilion at Steamworks will be the go-to spot for Canadian events. Digital Storytelling is the telling of a story through […]

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Delivering on Canada’s Promise: Nutrition Innovation in Action

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

A Panel discussion focused on highlighting the critical importance that innovative nutrition interventions play in Canadian efforts to enable women and girls to survive and thrive. Canada’s legacy of investment in life-saving nutrition programming is best demonstrated in how Canadian organizations and companies are ensuring that we’re addressing emerging nutrition challenges through low-cost interventions and […]

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Women for Change: Leadership and Influence

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

Description Women’s representation in local governments can make a difference and help build more inclusive, safe and prosperous communities for all citizens. However, globally women are underrepresented on municipal and local councils. In Canada, 28% of councillors are women and account for only 18% of mayors. Please join us to hear from Canadian and international panel […]

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Deep Dives: Women on Leadership

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Deep Dives pulls you up close with extraordinary women. Hear an in-depth conversations on leadership with two top Canadian women leaders. Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Deep Dives pulls you up close for in-depth conversations with extraordinary women. In this session, host Virginia Weiler will lead […]

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11:00 am

“Women and God Talk”: Dismantling Misogyny in the World Religions

Free

Progress for women globally is often undermined and prevented by patriarchal teaching and practices of the world religions. This one hour workshop with Power Point by a Canadian scholar in the field will show the resistance to this order among feminist theologians doing crucial work, often together.

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12:00 pm

Marquee Noon Hour Session: “If I Only Knew…” – Lessons from Women Leaders

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

The Marquee Noon Hour Series invites you to thought-provoking discussions on issues shaping the world for women and girls. In this session, top Canadian women leaders share wisdom and aha-moments from their career and life journeys. You'll leave with inspiration, motivation, and key insights as you step forward to lead in your own life.

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12:30 pm

Walk in Their Shoes: Gender and the world’s deadliest infectious disease, tuberculosis

June 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Join us for an interactive exploration of how gender has impacted the lives of five women affected by TB and discuss what we can do to push for change. Globally, tuberculosis (TB) is the deadliest infectious disease. It claimed 1.6 million lives last year alone and is in the top 10 killers of adult women. […]

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Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting – Myths, Stories, Action

June 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

A dynamic discussion on global perspectives and efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C). SafeHands for Mothers and Islamic Relief are delighted to host a satellite event during Women Deliver at the Canada Pavilion in association with the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health (CanWaCH). Please join us and hear survivor stories; religious and cultural reasons used to […]

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Canada’s Feminist International Assistance in Action: Empowering Adolescents to Realize Their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

June 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Canada's Feminist International Assistance in Action: Empowering Adolescents to Realize Their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Hosted by Save the Children Canada

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1:00 pm

UNdaunted – Transforming adolescent girls access to education in sub-Saharan Africa

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada

We are excited to officially launch UNICEF Canada’s UNdaunted program supported by female and male Canadian philanthropists. This event will host a conversation about the power of Canadian philanthropy through UNICEF Canada’s UNdaunted Campaign in addressing the barriers and challenges critical to gender quality in ensuring that adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa have access to […]

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1:30 pm

Decoding Fintech and Capturing Opportunities for Financial Inclusion and Gender Equality

Free

Executive panel session: Why You Should Attend This session is designed for international development agencies, civil society, financial sector regulators and supervisors and central bankers, representatives of financial institutions, senior representatives from governments and the public sector, multilateral agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders. Access to finance is proven to relieve barriers to poverty […]

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Trailblazers at Work

June 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Meet trailblazers who not only work in male dominated sectors but have also changed the face of their respective fields. LOCATION: Room 910 - Yosef Wosk Poet's Corner, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Join us for a discussion and meet trailblazers who not only […]

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3:00 pm

Celebrating Youth Leadership in Sexual and Reproductive Rights (SRHR) Around the Globe

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

We invite you to join us in celebrating 20 years of sustained youth-led advocacy for SRHR! We invite you to join the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) - with the support of CARE Canada and Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, in celebrating 20 years of sustained youth-led advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and rights […]

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Eliminating Cervical Cancer: We Can Deliver

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

The Women Deliver conference is almost here, an opportune moment to discuss issues and resolutions to challenges we can address here in Canada and abroad.  The SOGC is hosting a side event at the CanWaCH Canada Pavilion in Vancouver, just before the official conference opening. Join us on Monday, June 3rd at 3pm for a panel […]

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5:30 pm

Be the Change: Your Path to Civic Engagement

June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Hosted by YWCA Metro Vancouver and Government House, this youth-oriented event will explore diverse perspectives on what civic engagement means and how young people can turn their passion into action. Moderated by The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, our panel of young women leaders will explore strategies and resources that reduce […]

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6:00 pm

Women’s Health Rights and the SDGs

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Women's health rights: How they have shifted over the past 10 years, who is being left out of the conversation and where we need to go next. About this Event Join us for a relaxed evening at the Steamworks Brew Pub, just 10 minutes away from the Women Deliver Conference on June 3rd, 6-8pm, in […]

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Plaisir Féminin: Mythes et réalités

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Maison de la Francophonie, Studio 16 - 1555, 7th avenue W
Vancouver, BC V6J1S1 Canada
Free

Conférence intéractive sur le thème du "Plaisir Féminin". Une sexologue invitée va venir parler du plaisir féminin et répondre aux questions que vous pourriez-vous poser en lien avec ce thème. Plusieurs sous-thèmes seront abordés selon le choix des participant(e)s. Contenu: Vidéo / Conférence & discussions (période de questions/réponses).

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Women’s Leadership: Creating Change with Activism

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

See how women's activism creates change with the Hon. Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia and a panel of women leaders. LOCATION: Alice MacKay Room, Subground Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. The City of Vancouver will be hosting an evening panel on women’s leadership: ‘Women’s […]

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Broadcast of Women Deliver Opening Ceremony Speech

Free

We will broadcast the Women Deliver's opening ceremony speech to hold an open dialogue after the live stream.

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7:00 pm

Prioritizing Women’s and Children’s Health, Nutrition and Food Security in rural Rwanda

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street
Vancouver,
Free

Partners In Health (PIH) Rwanda is implementing the All Mothers and Children Count Project to improve health service delivery to women, female youth, children and infants in partnership with the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF). Ms. Toni Habinshuti and Dr. Christian Mazimpaka will share their experiences implementing the maternal, newborn and child health […]

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8:00 pm

A Humanitarian Imperative: reducing the risk of gender-based violence

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairmount Waterfront Hotel Vancouver, 900 Canada Place, Princess Louisa Room
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5 Canada
Free

What is our humanitarian imperative to reduce risks and not cause harm to communities affected by crisis? What are the linkages between nutrition programmes and risks of violence for women and girls? What does ‘safety’ mean in an environment of systemic violence for women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside? Hear from practitioners on the frontlines who […]

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Sex O’Clock News Live

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

A production consisting of storytellers sharing monologues related to SRHR. Think Vagina monologues - but more than just about Vaginas! Brought to you by, the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning - We will be hosting the first ever SEX O’CLOCK NEWS-LIVE show, to maintain the momentum of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver! What is […]

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