International Batwa Support Committee Convenes

Members of IfE’s International Batwa Support Committee (IBSC) met in mid-March to develop plans for an international campaign to demand an end to the massacres and other atrocities against the Batwa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and adjacent...

IfE’s Community Empowerment (COMET) Project Under Development

All around the world, IfE’s Field Hearings report to us that poor and marginalized people are disempowered when those with wealth use their political influence to generate more opportunities to enrich themselves, and block access to resources and opportunities by...

IfE Elects New Advisors and Directors

The Initiative for Equality (IfE) Board of Advisors held its annual elections in December of 2018, electing five people to the Board of Directors, and 15 people to the Board of Advisors for 2019.   The Board of Directors now includes: Roberto P. Guimaraes...

IfE Partners Investigate Atrocities Against Batwa in DRC

Members of IfE’s regional network for Batwa rights in the African Great Lakes region are conducting an investigation into widespread atrocities in Tanganyika Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This province, formerly known as Katanga, suffers from...

IfE Adopts New Priorities for Action

For the past year, the Advisors and Directors of Initiative for Equality (IfE) have been asking how we can best work towards a more equitable and sustainable future. IfE is a global network that implements its activities through local partners on the ground. This...