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Canada's Creeping Economic Apartheid
prepared by Grace–Edward Galabuzi
A ground-breaking study with new, never before published data on the growing economic racial divide in today's Canada, linking income gap and racism.
Web:www.socialjustice.org
Download: www.socialjustice.org/pubs/pdfs/economic_apartheid.pdf
Ph: (416) 927-0777 ex. 228





The Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (PATHS)
Information in 26 languages for women in abuse situations.
Web:www.hotpeachpages.org/paths/languages.html


Conference of NGOs Fact Sheet, April 2001: The Beijing Agenda: HIV/ AIDS and Racism IWTC Women's Globalnet #169: Initiatives and Activities of Women Worldwide
prepared by Anne S. Walker
Many NGOs who participated in the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on 'Women 2000' (Beijing+ 5) are following the efforts to advance the Beijing agenda and to intersect gender with important themes in other United Nations conferences and special sessions. This is an occasional Fact Sheet compiled by the Conference of NGOs (CONGO) to provide information about upcoming events and encourage participation of women in these processes.
Web:www.conferenceofngos.org/txt/ngomeet/wcar.htm



CulturedMed
SUNY Institute of Technology Library
A resource centre of print materials, electronic databases and this Web site dealing with culturally-competent health care for refugees and immigrants. Provides bibliographies, organization details, a refugee and immigrant database, along with a number of other resources.
Web: www.sunyit.edu/library/culturedmed/



ArthritisCentral. com
Debuted in February 2001 after two years of research and development by Texas-rheumatologist Dr. Joel Rutstein. Every piece of information is physician written and produced. It is the only site of its kind offering televised arthritis-themed streaming video for easy download. Part of the Coping Series, 'Pleasurable Sex and Arthritis' helps make sex fun again while acknowledging that the chronic pain and depression associated with arthritis, along with low self-esteem due to physical deformities, can diminish sexual interest. The site is published in both English and Spanish. $11.95/ year includes Arthritis Forum, an online exchange of selected questions and answers with subscribers, special Women's Corner and Case Studies articles.
Web:www.ArthritisCentral.com


Gender Policy Review – March 2001
Reports from Sri Lanka, India, Sweden, Finland and Canada including Action Alert on Children's Rights, Academy of Finland's Equality Plan, Women United Against Free Trade and Racism, Endangered Wanniyala-Aetto Women Sent as Sex Slaves to the Middle East, and Men Don't Become Enslaved Because Women are Freed.
Email:gender-policy@mailcity.com
Web: www.genderpolicy.org