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Asian and West African activists share knowledge on biodiverse farming

A knowledge-sharing exchange brings Asian and West African activists together to ensure food sovereignty.

Apr 16, 2014

India – West Africa exchange: Indian farmers explain their experiences with genetically engineered cotton to Canadian and African participants.

Video Essay: The option of justice for Sefwi farmers

Ghanaian cocoa farmers have been struggling to obtain full compensation from a Toronto-based mining company for the loss of their land.

Feb 2, 2014

Open for Justice Campaign - Sefwi Farmers

Building Peaceful Futures

In Burma, Colombia and Ghana, Inter Pares and its counterparts work towards building a lasting peace.

Feb 1, 2014

February 2014 Bulletin Cover

Internally displaced struggle for land in Las Pavas, Colombia

Displaced families of the community of Las Pavas in Colombia are working for a lasting solution after numerous forced evictions.

Feb 1, 2014

Las Pavas: Community members return to their land after violent expulsion.

Kiko dela Tonga: Organizing for Women's Health

Hear Kiko dela Tonga describe Inter Pares’ collaboration with Likhaan, a national women's health organization in the Philippines.

Jan 14, 2014

Kiko Del Tonga

Highlights 2013

Highlights from 2013 of what Inter Pares and its counterparts have accomplished.

Nov 25, 2013

2013 Highlights cover

Women Leading the Way to Justice

Women’s rights and leadership is at the core of Inter Pares’ approach to social justice and international cooperation.

Nov 1, 2013

November 2013 Bulletin Cover

Dr. Cynthia Maung: A model for women’s leadership

Dr. Cynthia provides critical healthcare to Burmese refugees at the Mae Tao Clinic near the Burma border in Thailand.

Oct 28, 2013

Dr. Cynthia

Truth and Justice in Guatemala

How we work on better migration policies, support women survivors in their search for justice, and raise awareness in Canada.

Sep 1, 2013

September 2013 Bulletin Cover

Analysing the causes and facing the consequences of migration in Zacualpa, Guatemala

In Zacualpa, Guatemala, the Office of the Migrant attends to a community deeply affected by undocumented migration.

Aug 1, 2013

Office of the Migrant: Sr. Ana María Alvarez, the director, and José Daniel and Luisa, staff members, keep maps in the office to help family members understand where their relatives have migrated to, or where they are detained.

The politics of food production

Imported Bangladesh shrimp or Canadian-grown vegetables picked by migrant labour: it matters how food is produced.

Jun 3, 2013

In Bangladesh: a memorial to murdered activist Korunamoyee.

The Politics of Food Production

While we can try to eat ethically, achieving justice for food producers goes beyond individual consumer choices.

Jun 1, 2013

June 2013 Bulletin Cover

Inter Pares Annual Report 2012 – Canada and the South: What Unites Us?

This Annual Report contains stories of courage. It explores the bonds between Inter Pares’ social justice work in Canada and in the South.

May 1, 2013

2012 Annual report cover

Medicare: Canadians can afford compassion

Canada’s public healthcare system is sustainable but only if Canadians choose funding the system over tax cuts.

Feb 4, 2013

Mary Boyd: long-time social justice activist
 and Chair of the Prince Edward Island Health Coalition in Ottawa during National Medicare
Week 2012

Rejecting the Cult of Austerity

This Bulletin examines the possibilities enabled by fair and just taxation policies, in Canada and in the South.

Feb 1, 2013

February 2013 Bulletin Cover

Rejecting the cult of austerity – taxes are revenue for development

Taxes are revenue countries need for development and are lost to tax havens resulting in austerity programs

Feb 1, 2013

Postcard: The Canadians for Tax Fairness tax haven campaign.

Highlights 2012

Highlights from 2012 of what Inter Pares and its counterparts have accomplished.

Nov 25, 2012

2012 Highlights cover

Different Continents, Same Struggles

This bulletin highlights the impacts of the various knowledge-sharing events organized by Inter Pares in order to find solutions to common struggles.

Nov 1, 2012

November 2012 Bulletin Cover

Crony capitalism: How ‘development’ led to armed conflict in Kachin State

Uncontrolled resource development during a 17-year ceasefire impoverished Kachin State & reignited war in 2011.

Sep 4, 2012

Arakan Oil Watch Director, Jockai Khaing, being interviewed by journalists including our media partners.

Back Pack Health Worker Team provides critical care in Burma

Follow the journey of BPHWT health workers as they provide care to villagers in Burma’s conflict areas.

Sep 3, 2012

The Difficult Trek to Healthcare

Building the foundations of peace in Burma

Inter Pares’ long-term relationships with organizations such as the Karen Women Organization are part of a process of creating sustainable change.

Sep 3, 2012

KWO’s leadership school for young women: a graduation ceremony.

Aid for refugees, by refugees

Camps in Thailand are built and run by refugees themselves supported and monitored by The Border Consortium.

Sep 3, 2012

Tham Hin Refugee camp: run by refugees with TBC support.

Chin people in Burma: Having a say on their land

Chin Human Rights Organization documents human rights abuses and campaigns to ensure benefits for Indigenous people.

Jun 7, 2012

The city of Aizawl.

Towards a collective vision for advancing food sovereignty in Canada

Food Secure Canada is committed to turning the People’s food Policy into reality, which promotes transforming our food system.

Jun 7, 2012

Fernando Us: What is social justice?

Project Counselling Service responds to Inter Pares question related to social justice.

May 31, 2012


Inter Pares Annual Report 2011 – What is Social Justice?

This Annual Report examines what social justice means to our counterparts and supporters, and how they put it into practice.

May 1, 2012

2011 Annual report cover

African Awakening: A Conversation with Firoze Manji and Molly Kane

A discussion about the 2011 uprisings across the continent, the focus of Pambazuka's book "African Awakening."

Apr 3, 2012

Africa Awakening

Creating Economic Justice for All

This Bulletin tells the stories of some of the communities, activists, and scholars around the world promoting economic justice.

Feb 1, 2012

February 2012 Bulletin Cover

Promoting Social and Economic Justice for All

How Inter Pares works with others to find ways to redress power imbalances, and concrete measures to build a just and equal world.

Feb 1, 2012

2012 Article cover

Canada Pension Plan fuels human rights abuses in Burma

Burma’s Shwe Gas Project fuels armed conflict, rights abuses and poverty, with Canada Pension Plan financing.

Feb 1, 2012

Une canalisation du projet Shwe

Third World Network: Talking trade and justice

Third World Network monitors agreements around the world in order to help southern countries advocate for fairer trade regimes.

Feb 1, 2012

Tour - (In)Equality Matters: Social justice and the economy

Hear the discussions of residents of Saskatoon, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa that emerged from the four-city tour on economic justice.

Nov 30, 2011

Inequality Matters

Highlights 2011

Highlights from 2011 of what Inter Pares and its counterparts have accomplished.

Nov 25, 2011

2011 Highlights Cover

(In)Equality Matters: Social justice and the economy

How to foster economic equality in our communities and around the world.

Nov 9, 2011

2011 Article cover

Advocating in India for millet production to help small farmers

Forming a network in India to advocate for small farmer millet-based agriculture to improve food security.

Oct 26, 2011

Millet: a traditional food crop consumed all over the world.

Borders and the Freedom to Move

The more governments try to stop migration, the more lucrative it becomes for organized crime, increasing the danger for migrants.

Sep 1, 2011

September 2011 Bulletin Cover

Our Common Future Today

Dealing with environmental challenges by addressing the underlying social justice issues.

Jun 1, 2011

June 2011 Bulletin Cover

Communities in Burma challenge destructive development of natural resources

Burma Rivers Network monitors dam projects, promotes ecological sustainability and social justice in resource development.

May 30, 2011

Impact: Enriching a Regime

Protecting biodiversity and building food sovereignty in Guinea-Bissau

Tiniguena, an organization in Guinea-Bissau, celebrates 20 years of struggle for emancipation and biodiversity conservation.

May 30, 2011

Tiniguena 20 years poster

Inter Pares Annual Report 2010: Peace, equality and social justice – 35 years of social justice action

A glimpse of how some of our counterparts are promoting equality, democracy and justice in their communities and societies.

May 1, 2011

2010 Annual report cover

Health is always political: The work of Likhaan and the Mae Tao Clinic

Inter Pares facilitated an exchange between the Mae Tao Clinic for Burmese refugees and Likhaan in the Philippines.

Apr 20, 2011

Street scene in Paradise, Manila

Resetting the Table: a People's Food Policy for Canada

A groundbreaking project to define paths towards a food system that can provide healthy, acceptable, and accessible food for all.

Apr 1, 2011

2011 Report cover

Does it work? Feminist analysis and practice at Inter Pares

A two-year participatory research project on Inter Pares as a feminist organization.

Mar 1, 2011

March 2011 Occasional Paper cover

Women at the Heart of Change

Decades of feminist organizing have changed societies around the world, although the struggle is far from over.

Feb 1, 2011

February 2011 Bulletin Cover

The importance of feminist methodology in Inter Pares’ work and structure

Feminism is key to our programming and structure, with values of equality, collaboration and coalition-building.

Feb 1, 2011

Promoting women’s leadership: elderly woman speaking at Nijera Kori public audit in 2012