As it happened: 100 Women conference

Key points

  • A hundred women from around the world have attended a conference at the BBC for the culmination of our 100 Women season
  • A series of debates and discussions looked at how things are changing for women across the world
  • The event was broadcast on BBC TV and radio around the world, and streamed online
  • It came as a report suggests the gap between men and women has narrowed slightly
  • All times are local London (GMT+1)

Live text

Reporting:

  • Jasmine Coleman 
  • Vanessa Barford 
  • Sitala Peek 

Last updated 25 October 2013

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Hello and welcome to the 100 Women live page. One hundred women from all around the world are gathering at the BBC's Broadcasting House in London for a day of debate, discussion and live broadcasting.

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The 100 women attending the conference, who hail from all over the world, and from walks of life, will be looking at how things are changing for women in different countries around the world.

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We'll be keeping across all the debates live from the BBC Radio Theatre. The event is also being broadcast on BBC TV and radio around the world, and streamed online.

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For more information on who is attending the event here's the list of the 100 Women.

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Opening today's event in just a few minutes will be the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil and Rupa Jha, followed by an address from Zainab Bangura, the UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict.

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Here's a schedule of the debates and discussions coming up throughout the day.

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And here's a sneak peek inside the BBC's Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House as the 100 Women get ready for the day's events:

100 Women attendees sitting down in the Radio Theatre

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You can join in on social media by using the hashtag #100Women - we'll be using your tweets and posts in the conference as the day goes on.

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Rupa Jha, BBC 100 Women host

"A very warm welcome to our 100 women... The day will be full of very inspiring debates, laughter, fights. It has been a month of programming around the issues of women around the world, which are very close to our hearts."

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For a reminder of some of the month-long coverage, have a look at our special report.