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Inter Pares releases report on COVID-19 impact in long-term care homes

The report details how COVID-19 exposed serious flaws and urges immediate attention to fix Canada’s long-term care system.

Jun 24, 2021

Honouring 215 Indigenous children found at former residential school

Our hearts are heavy from the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc’s announcement.

Jun 17, 2021

Dismantling Sudan’s shadow pandemic

The Sudanese Organization for Research and Development (SORD) has long been working to dismantle what is now referred to as a “shadow pandemic”.

May 25, 2021

Responding to hunger with solidarity

Sovereignty over their own food systems has allowed sanghams in India to come through past crises, and now to respond in solidarity to those in need within their communities and beyond.

May 17, 2021

Persevering for the right to health

Throughout the challenges of 2020, Mae Tao Clinic worked - as they always do - to bring healthcare to their community.

May 11, 2021

Transforming hardship to hope

Amanda Dale, Chairperson of Inter Pares Board of Directors, reflects on lessons learned throughout 2020.

May 4, 2021

2020 Full Financial Statements

These are our full financial statements for 2020.

Apr 26, 2021

La Colectiva Feminista calls for gendered response to pandemic in El Salvador

Inter Pares is honoured to support La Colectiva as it continues to adapt to support women during this crisis.

Apr 19, 2021

Informing Youth: Sexual and Reproductive Health during COVID-19

In Informing Youth: Sexual and Reproductive Health during COVID-19, we bring together Erick Bernardo (Likhaan) and Jennifer Gibson (Island Sexual Health) to draw connections between struggles and share strategies to overcome them.

Apr 15, 2021

Uprooting Systemic Racism: Stories of Struggle

In Uprooting Systemic Racism: Stories of Struggle, we take a deep dive into why systemic racism exists and hear powerful testimonies from activists on the frontlines of this struggle as they share successful efforts underway to recognize, denounce, and uproot structural racism.

Apr 9, 2021

Reflections on Canada's National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security: Gains, Gaps & Goals

The report addresses themes ranging from domestic violence to youth engagement to disarmament.

Apr 6, 2021

Inter Pares joins call for Canada to condemn state-sponsored violence in Philippines

Inter Pares joins the call for the Government of Canada to publicly condemn state-sponsored violence against the Filipino people.

Apr 1, 2021

Informing Youth: Sexual and Reproductive Health During COVID-19

Join us as we bring together Erick Bernardo (Likhaan) and Jennifer Gibson (Island Sexual Health) to discuss struggles and strategies to promote youth sexual and reproductive health and rights during COVID-19.

Mar 26, 2021

Bangladeshi youth use street art to call for end to gender-based violence

Their design of choice: a raised fist combined with the message “We won't put up with the oppression of women”.

Mar 25, 2021

Take Action: Call on the RCMP to investigate breach of Burma sanctions

Request the RCMP investigate the business agreement between Dickens & Madson Canada and Burma senior military General Mya Tun Oo.

Mar 12, 2021

Burma Army tank destroyers

Mobilizing Youth Against Violence in Bangladesh: A webinar featuring Nijera Kori

Khushi Kabir, renowned Bangladeshi feminist and founder of Nijera Kori takes a closer look at sexual and gender-based violence in Bangladesh, and shares how youth are organizing to secure a more just future for themselves, and their communities.

Mar 8, 2021

How Global Affairs Canada can become a feminist funder

This short brief presents summary recommendations to Global Affairs Canada about how it can deepen the vision laid out in its Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) and become a more fully feminist donor.

Feb 25, 2021

Mobilizing Youth Against Violence in Bangladesh

As we prepare to mark International Women’s Day, we invite you to join us for Mobilizing Youth Against Violence in Bangladesh: A webinar featuring Nijera Kori.

Feb 17, 2021

Women's Rights in El Salvador During COVID-19: A webinar featuring La Colectiva Feminista

Learn more about how this feminist collective is promoting women’s rights in these challenging times.

Feb 12, 2021

Challenging Colonialism

As Canada marks Black History Month and International Development Week, we ask ourselves: How can we resist, rather than reinforce, global structures of racism and colonialism?

Feb 10, 2021

Inter Pares joins call for Burma to end use of violence and respect democracy

Inter Pares has signed onto a joint statement regarding the February 1st military coup d'état in Burma.

Feb 4, 2021

Burma Army tank destroyers

Anti-Racism and Anti-Colonialism Start with Us

For many people, 2020 was a year of increased awareness about injustices in our society.

Feb 2, 2021

Dismantling Systemic Racism and Exclusion in Colombia

For Manuel, ethno-education is not only an obligation of the State, it is fundamental to the dismantling of systemic racism and exclusion that Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities face.

Feb 2, 2021

Decolonizing Development

Forty-five years after its founding, Inter Pares still aspires to uphold that principle for which we were named.

Feb 2, 2021

New reports share core principles of a feminist foreign policy

As a member of the Feminist Foreign Policy Working Group Inter Pares is pleased to share two new reports highlighting our aspirations for Canada’s feminist foreign policy.

Feb 2, 2021

Be Brave, Be Bold: Recommendations for Canada's feminist foreign policy

Be Brave, Be Bold is the Feminist Foreign Policy Working Group's official submission to the Government of Canada on its feminist foreign policy.

Feb 2, 2021

What We Heard: Feedback on discussions on Canada's feminist foreign policy

What We Heard is a summary of rich input from the public and a variety of organizations who have articulated what a feminist foreign policy means to them, and what Canada can do to facilitate its implementation,

Feb 2, 2021

Uprooting Systemic Racism: Stories of Struggle

It is widely understood that racism exists in our society – but does it boil down to a series of isolated acts?

Feb 1, 2021

Lessons Learned in the Pursuit of Gender Justice and Feminist Practice in Burma

The report compiles a number of insights and key lessons for supporting movement building and systemic change, with a political analysis that centers gender and its intersection with Indigenous rights.

Jan 26, 2021

New report on funding feminist movements in Burma

The Fund for Global Human Rights and Inter Pares have co-published a new report: Lessons Learned in the Pursuit of Gender Justice and Feminist Practice in Burma.

Jan 26, 2021

Women's Rights in El Salvador during COVID-19

As we mark International Development Week 2021, learn more about how La Colectiva Feminista is promoting women’s rights in these challenging times.

Jan 25, 2021

Highlights 2020

Here is a collection of our most memorable moments from 2020.

Dec 16, 2020

Highlights 2020

We reflect on a year of shared struggle and solidarity. Here is a collection of our most memorable moments from 2020.

Dec 3, 2020

Building Resilient and Just Food Systems

The pandemic has revealed deep inequalities in our societies and the vulnerabilities of a globalized and heavily concentrated food system that needs to change.

Nov 5, 2020

What’s taxation got to do with it?

When we talk about addressing inequality or women’s rights, the focus is generally on spending tax dollars – for example, creating a day care progr

Nov 5, 2020

Violence, Discrimination and Inequalities: Revealing flaws in the system

In the global North and South, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities and caused an increase in physical, structural and economic violence experienced by women.

Nov 5, 2020

Reimagining Healthcare In Canada and Around the World

Pauline Worsfold, frontline nurse and Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and Chairperson of the Canadian Health Coalition, reflects on a post-COVID transformation for healthcare.

Nov 5, 2020

Envisioning the New Normal

Our November Bulletin, informed by the thoughts and experiences of our community, shares a vision for a new normal that promotes health, economic justice, gender justice and food sovereignty.

Nov 5, 2020

Inter Pares welcomes its new Co-Executive Directors

Inter Pares is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Kiddell and Samantha McGavin as Co-Executive Directors of the organization.

Nov 2, 2020

Introducing Tamil Nadu Women's Collective

Inter Pares is pleased to introduce our newest counterpart, Tamil Nadu Women’s Collective (TNWC).

Oct 5, 2020

Women representatives of Tamil Nadu Women's Collective sit in a circle, sharing and laughing.

Landmark ruling protects public healthcare in B.C.

The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed claims of the Cambie Surgery Corporation and issued a landmark ruling to protect public healthcare.

Sep 30, 2020

Building Sustainable Peace in Burma

The recurring conflicts in Burma represent a major challenge for the promotion of peace, development and democracy.

Sep 14, 2020

In Their Own Words: Burma’s independent Indigenous news

There are significant barriers to freedom of information in Burma. Learn more about Burma News International, an independent news association of Indigenous media.

Sep 11, 2020

Peace Parks: A Political Tool for Self-Determination

As Burma’s first Indigenous protected and conserved area, the Salween Peace Park is a vibrant example of grassroots self-determination.

Sep 11, 2020

A Transformative Vision for Gender Justice

Our partners in Burma share with us a transformative vision for gender justice.

Sep 11, 2020

Salween Peace Park awarded 2020 Equator Prize

Inter Pares extends a warm congratulations to the communities of the Salween Peace Park on receiving the prestigious 2020 Equator Prize.

Aug 24, 2020

Canada's Ombudsperson: Approach with Caution

Canada’s Ombuds for Responsible Enterprise still has no teeth.

Aug 20, 2020