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Wed, 2014-03-26 07:48
Researchers at the University of Ottawa are conducting an online survey with recent immigrants in Ottawa. The purpose of the study is to understand better women’s knowledge of contraception and experiences with contraceptive services in Canada. You are...
Tue, 2014-03-18 20:02
Video from TEDWomen 2013: Every cell in the human body has a sex, which means that men and women are different right down to the cellular level. Yet too often, research and medicine ignore this insight — and the often startlingly different ways in which...
Thu, 2014-03-06 19:57
This article was recently featured on the Mad in America website. Investigative journalist Rob Wipond tells the riveting story of Cindi Fisher, a mother whose enduring love for her involuntarily committed son gradually changed her from compliant mom to...
Thu, 2014-03-06 18:03
This study will explore various challenges faced by women aging with HIV. Who is doing the study? Fife House in collaboration with Toronto People with AIDS Foundation, LOFT Community Services, Two-Spirited People of the First Nations and Wilfrid Laurier...
Tue, 2014-02-25 17:04
Thursday, February 27 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST Open to the public.  Space is limited, so please RSVP by clicking here.  If you cannot attend in person, register to watch live via GoToWebinar. Do contrasting social expectations...
Wed, 2014-02-19 21:48
The American College of Rheumatology modified their criteria in 2011 for diagnosing fibromyalgia. According to a new study published February 4 in Arthritis Care & Research, the new criteria reliably diagnoses fibromyalgia in a large, diverse...
Wed, 2014-02-12 22:36
The debate over mammography has just heated up considerably, with the publication this week of the results of a large-scale Canadian study. The study, conducted on 90,000 Canadian women, has cast strong doubts on the value of mammography to prevent...
Mon, 2014-02-10 20:12
Peri and postmenopausal women 45+ are invited to participate in an online survey on menopausal symptom management, access to and satisfaction with resources/information, sexuality, and motivational styles. The survey is being conducted by Heather...
Sat, 2014-02-08 11:44
Interesting comments about female sexual cosmetic surgery, quoting doctors who do this surgery, appeared recently in the National Post article, Wave of popularity for cosmetic surgery on female genitalia worries some critics. The article discusses...
Wed, 2014-01-29 18:26
This CBC story looks at a new study on how the lack of abortion services is affecting women in PEI: "A lack of local abortion access is detrimental to women's health, says a University of Prince Edward Island researcher.    "This after...
Thu, 2014-01-23 21:49
An important plastics and breast cancer study that CWHN has been promoting is featured on Global TV this week.  For more on the Global story, see the trailer. For more information on this study and many related resources please see, on our website,...
Thu, 2014-01-23 21:39
Are you a woman from a faith/spiritual community who is passionate about active living? Note: Women who are not part of a faith/spiritual community can also apply Can you deliver 2 workshops about physical activity in your community before March 17th,...
Wed, 2014-01-22 00:16
Wednesday, January 22nd 1PM-8PM Thursday, January 23rd 9AM-4PM All welcome~Clients, hospital staff, neighbours, stakeholders, midwives, colleagues, friends Guided tours of the new clinic and birthing facility space will be heldevery hour~Starts in the...
Mon, 2014-01-20 22:56
Deadline January 31, 2014 Conference: August 7-8,  2014 at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada In recent years, there have been numerous attempts worldwide to limit women's access to safe abortion....
Wed, 2014-01-15 19:24
This is an invitation to victim service workers (both community-based and police-based) and justice system representatives (e.g., police officers, Crown counsel, judges, probation officers) in Greater Vancouver and Greater...
Sun, 2014-01-05 15:26
The daughter of New York City’s incoming mayor talks candidly about her struggles with clinical depression, drug and alcohol use while she was at college, on You Tube. To learn more and to participate on the discussion on young women and alcohol, see our...
Thu, 2014-01-02 13:02
As a young woman between ages 18 and 24, you could win a $50 coffee card by taking this 5-minute survey on drinking from the Canadian Women's Health Network. CWHN has been working closely with Ann Dowsett Johnston, author of "Drink: The Intimate...
Mon, 2013-12-16 21:55
Western University’s Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children’s Learning Network have partnered with the DisAbled Women’s Network of Canada to develop a new resource on violence against women with disabilities and Deaf...
Mon, 2013-12-16 21:52
Calls for applicants This award supports pilot studies in women’s health which aim to generate preliminary data, test new approaches, methodologies or tools. The funding supports activities that will enable the pursuit of more ambitious studies and...
Sun, 2013-12-08 11:40
From Canadian Press (published on Huffington Post): OTTAWA - The Conservative government has introduced new legislation aimed at protecting consumers from unsafe medications and reducing adverse drug reactions. The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe...