Girls and boys unite to change the world!

Please join us for the 7th Annual International Day of the Girl Adelaide breakfast event

This year's event will shine a spotlight on how the power and potential of girls can be released through working collaboratively with boys and men for equality.

This is important because:

  • Girls continue to be one of the most discriminated against and disadvantaged groups globally
  • Violence perpetrated by men and boys remains one of the leading causes of death and disability of women and girls
  • Vocal pressures play a decisive role in shaping attitudes and behaviours.

Our inspiring line-up of speakers will share their experiences and insights.

About the speakers

Melinda Tankard Reist

Australian author, media commentator and advocate for women and girls.

Melinda is an avid partnership builder for the rights of females and a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame Sydney. She will present on challenges that girls face navigating sexualisation, objectification, pornography, sexual exploitation, and violence against women, and how boys must be part of the solution.

Saúl A. Zavarce C.

Venezuelan born, Australian human rights advocate from Plan International Australia.

Saul will present on his experience fashioning change, including examples of how Plan International works through Latin America, Africa, and Asia to engage men and boys in a push for gender equality and justice for girls.

All proceeds will go towards Plan International Australia’s gender equality program.

Brought to you by the Adelaide International Day of the Girl  Committee with KPMG, Santos and Plan International Australia.


Thursday 18 October 2018

7:00am (sharp) – 8:30am (registration from 6:30am)

Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide.

Ticket Cost:
$60 Adult (early bird rate) / $50 Concession. Limited early-bird tickets are available. Full ticket $70 Adult


Tickets are available to purchase online

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