"Side Effects" was part of a larger organizing process that brought together women on health and social justice, and that spanned several years. It began with a tour of Bangladeshi health activists to Canada, and culminated in policy advocacy with the Canadian government and at the United Nations. Along the way, hundreds of women were drawn into the large-scale popular education effort of "Side Effects," and the Canadian Women's Health Network was born.
This case study is an excerpt from a longer document, Does It Work? Feminist analysis and practice at Inter Pares. This publication is the end result of a two-year participatory research project that explored our feminist analysis, practice, and history. All endnotes are provided there.