The Women Deliver 2013 conference was one of the largest gatherings of policymakers, advocates and researchers focused exclusively on women’s health and empowerment to date, bringing together over 4,500 participants from 149countries in Kuala Lumpur from May 28 – 30, 2013. The conference featured a wide range of speakers, topics and events related to the health and well-being of girls and women with a particular look to the future of the development framework. More than 1,000 participants were sponsored to attend the conference, which featured 61 donors and sponsors and 119 exhibiting organizations from government, companies, and civil society. More than 800 speeches and presentations were given at the six plenaries and 120 breakout sessions.
Media from all over the globe covered Women Deliver 2013. There were 415 journalists attending on site from 60 countries. The media campaign generated more than 600 original news stories.