Women and Power - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Mainstage)
What is women's relationship to power and is it different from men's? Four women from South Asia in diffent fields discuss.
Speakers: Ambassador Nasim Ferdous, Nidhi Goyal, Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala and Honourable Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla
Moderated by: Jude Kelly, Founder of WOW and Artistic Director, Southbank Centre
Breaking Boundaries / 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Mainstage)
What will it take to end gender based violence? Hear from people defying culture, social and religious traditions to break cycles of violence.
Speakers: Dr. Renu Adhikari, Kapil Kafle, Sulakshana Rana and Durga Sob
Moderated by: Saguna Shah
Taking Over Tech / 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Mainstage)
Women are changing South Asia's growing tech industry. Come and find out why tech is not just for the boys with panelists from across South Asia.
Speakers: Jehan Ara, Sonia Bashir Kabir, Gayatri Buragohain and Amuda Mishra
Moderated by: Sumana Shrestha
Forced to Move / 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Mainstage)
Trafficking and forced labour migration are a huge problem in Nepal. Meet the woman who are fighting it.
Speakers: Saraswati Adhikari, Sunita Danuwar, Anuradha Koirala and Bijaya Rai Shrestha
Moderated by: Shreejana Pokhrel Siwakoti
Pick of the festival / 5:00 pm - 6: 00 pm (Mainstage)
It is impossible to see all the amazing stories at WOW. So here's a pick of the festival just for you.
Jude Kelly, Malvika Subba and Word Warriors
read full profiles of all the speakers from talks here
A-Z Start UPs / 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Workshop room)
Hosted by Nikita Acharya (Urban Girl)
Bodily Integrity: Myths & Facts / 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Workshop room)
Hosted by Jyotsana Maskey and Shiwa Karmacharya (Loom Nepal)
Under 10s Feminist Corner / 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Workshop room)
Hosted by Punjita Pradhan (gather at workshop space)
Dance Movement Therapy / 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Workshop room)
Hosted by Gomawati (Srijana) Pun
Read more about workshops here
Share challenges, chat and meet with a range of mentors. Registration for mentoring at the extrance*
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Garden)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Garden)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Garden)
* For these sessions, space is limited