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Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Don't miss an enlightening evening of spoken word poetry, discussion, and celebration!

Apr 17, 2019

Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

On Monday April 29, Inter Pares invites you to Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights, an e

Apr 5, 2019

Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

“Until We Find Them”: Searching for missing loved ones on the road to the North

When her 18-year-old son Heriberto said goodbye and left for the United States, Maria Elena Larios de Gonzalez had no idea he would vanish.

Mar 11, 2019

Demonstrate solidarity with survivors of forced and coerced sterilizations in Canada

For 2019 International Women's Day, support Indigenous women in Canada who have been sterilized without consent.

Mar 4, 2019

My dear sangham sisters

Remarks from Shree Mulay, Inter Pares Board member at the twentieth anniversary of the Mobile Biodiversity Festival, Telangana, India.

Feb 27, 2019

Defying Dichotomies: People who move

Refugees, migrants, voluntary or forced displacement ... learn more about a reality more complex than it seems.

Feb 27, 2019

40 years of social justice action: stories and lessons in new book by PCS

For 40 years, Inter Pares had the honour of working with the international NGO, Project Counselling Service (PCS).

Feb 19, 2019

Call for Nominations for 2019 Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award

Do you know a Canadian organization carrying out transformative work to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights? Help to raise their profile by nominating them.

Feb 14, 2019

On the Move: The search for a better life

Why do people move? And what does it mean to be on the move? Explore the complexities of migration.

Feb 14, 2019

Hope in the Countryside: Abdoulaye’s story

Eight years ago, Abdoulaye Déme left his village in Les Niayes, Senegal, and boarded a pirogue for the Canary Islands.

Feb 11, 2019

Genetically modified mosquitoes in Burkina Faso – there is no consent

Gene drive mosquitoes are on the horizon in Burkina Faso as a false solution to eradicate malaria.

Dec 17, 2018

Stories of Hope

Enjoy five amazing stories of hope brought to life through the words of five inspiring activists.

Dec 12, 2018

Welcome to Stories of Hope!

Over the next five weeks we’ll share amazing stories of hope brought to life through the words of inspiring people: Razia, Lina, Mariam, Omar and Anne.

Nov 26, 2018

Faces of Courage

Take a closer look at courage - what it is, what it looks like, and the risks facing defenders around the world.

Oct 24, 2018

In Sudan, Courage Means Women Who Persist

Through every stage of life, the rights and freedoms of women in Sudan are compromised. Our counterparts are part of the courageous women’s rights movement.

Oct 24, 2018

Human Rights Defenders: Creating Safe Conditions for Their Work

In Colombia, and many parts of the world, women and men who defend human rights face incredible risks to their physical safety.

Oct 24, 2018

What is Courage?

The people with whom Inter Pares works demonstrate profound courage, in their patience, persistence,fearlessness and motivation.

Oct 24, 2018

Inter Pares at Food Secure Canada

Inter Pares is proud to participate in Food Secure Canada's 10th assembly: resetting the table.

Oct 11, 2018

Introducing… ENDA Pronat

Inter Pares is proud to announce its new relationship with Enda Pronat, a Senegalese organization advocating for sustainable and fair development.

Oct 9, 2018

Never has such a tribute been revoked

Aung San Suu Kyi has been silent in the face of genocide. Why revoking her Honorary Canadian Citizenship is right.

Oct 4, 2018

Feminism and the Economic System

Explore the intersection of feminism and economics, including how wealth is generated, distributed, and to whose benefit.

Sep 4, 2018

Tax Justice and Gender Equality

What does tax justice have to do with feminism and gender equality?

Sep 4, 2018

Feminism and the Economic System

Feminism is about a transformational change in power dynamics. So it’s essential to examine how wealth is generated and for whose benefit.

Sep 4, 2018

Women's Health, Women's Rights BC Tour 2018

Learn more about the Tour to British Columbia of Likhaan, a women's health center based in the Philippines.

Aug 31, 2018

Karen Women's Organization & Inter Pares: A relationship based on shared values

Inter Pares has an extensive program on Burma, in which we have been collaborating with the Karen Women's Organization (KWO) since 2000. We asked two KWO leaders, Naw K'nyaw Paw and Naw Zipporah Sein, to speak about the nature of our collaboration.

Aug 16, 2018

Naw K'nyaw Paw, KWO

Joint statement on Canada's support for women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia

Inter Pares and civil society join the Canadian government to call for the release of women’s right activists detained in Saudi Arabia.

Aug 10, 2018

The cycle of violence in Burma

Canada must not look at the recent Rohingya crisis in isolation from Burma’s long-standing conflicts.

Aug 7, 2018

The authors of Inter Pares - 2018 summer reading list

We would like to introduce you to some amazing members of the Inter Pares community, through the books they have published.

Jul 17, 2018

Collage of book covers

How the River Grows

It is the tiniest spring and the most modest stream that eventually turn the waterwheel and the turbine.

Jul 16, 2018

Broadening the conversation on Burma

In June 2018, Inter Pares organized a visit to Ottawa of colleagues in Kachin, Chin, and Arakan States, in order to bring their voices to policymakers and promote a comprehensive approach to Burma.

Jun 8, 2018

Inter Pares staff members Samantha McGavin and Rebecca Wolsak (at left and right) with CHRO's Sang Hnin Lian and KDNG's Steven Naw Awng (centre), speaking alongside Chris Lewa to MPs and Senators on Parliament Hill.

Burma's Forgotten Wars

In our June 2018 edition, Samantha McGavin, Asia Program Manager, shares photos and reflections from her then-recent trip in Burma.

Jun 7, 2018

Burma’s Forgotten Wars

Samantha McGavin, Burma Program Manager, shines a light on the country beyond the Rohingya crisis through photos and reflections.

May 31, 2018

Uprooting Inequality Brief

The Food Security Policy Group urges Canada to focus on small-scale farming to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women.

May 15, 2018

May is Mining Justice Month!

Join us and tell the Canadian government to fulfill the promises it made in January.

May 8, 2018

2017 Full Financial Statements

These are our full financial statements for 2017.

Apr 26, 2018

Inter Pares Annual Report 2017 - The People of Inter Pares

In this year's Annual Report, we highlight the people of Inter Pares. Meet some of our counterparts, a donor, a staff and a board member, all part of the Inter Pares community.

Apr 26, 2018

The Immigrant Workers Centre to receive 2018 Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award

Inter Pares is honored to give the award to the Immigrant Workers Centre for their courageous work in ....

Apr 18, 2018

I Am Rohingya - Ontario screenings

This documentary chronicles the journey of fourteen Rohingya refugee youth who resolve to theatrically re-enact their families’ harrowing experiences in Burma and beyond.

Apr 15, 2018

I Am Rohingya - Ottawa Screening

Join us on May 9 at the Mayfair Theatre for the Ottawa Premiere of I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Act. The documentary screening will be followed by a Q&A with the incredibly brave and inventive Rohingya youth community of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Apr 11, 2018

I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts

This powerful documentary is about the journey of fourteen Rohingya refugee youth re-enacting their families' harrowing experiences in Burma and beyond.

Apr 10, 2018

I Am The Other: Discrimination and Social Exclusion in Canada

A bilingual evening on the topic of discrimination and social exclusion in Canada.

Mar 23, 2018

W7: Feminist Visions for the G7

This event will bring together around 70 diverse feminist leaders from Canada and around the world to envision a feminist agenda for the G7.

Mar 23, 2018

I Am The Other: Inter Pares 2018 Speakers Series

A bilingual evening on the topic of discrimination and social exclusion.

Mar 22, 2018

Solidarity with Peruvian Victims of Forced Sterilizations

Inter Pares has worked with Peruvian counterparts since the early 1990s to bring an end to a policy that resulted in the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of rural citizens.

Mar 6, 2018

Statement about the Tragedies of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine's Deaths

Inter Pares wishes to convey our profound sympathies to the families and communities of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine.

Mar 2, 2018

Rape by Command

A new report details Burmese Army’s use of rape as a weapon against the Rohingya women and girls.

Feb 27, 2018