Search Resources (English): English, Immigrant women

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Healthy living for immigrant women: a health education community outreach program
Describes a health education program in Gloucester, Ontario and how it addressed cultural and linguistic barriers to communication with immigrant women. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The health of women: minority/diversity perspectives
Identifies health issues that have an impact on the life chances of immigrant, racial minority, refugee, and marginalized women in the United States. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Child custody and access: the experiences of abused immigrant and refugee women
Discusses the experiences of 93 immigrant and refugee women and their efforts to keep their children safe from further exposure to violence. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Immigrant women and wife assault
Discusses the prevention of wife assault in immigrant communities. Recommends changes that would work towards establishing economic independence for immigrant women, improving the quality of social services, creating attitudinal changes in the community, and addressing gaps in laws and policies. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Integrating ethnicity and migration as determinants of Canadian women's health
Looks at the association between ethnicity and migration and self-perceived health and self-reports of chronic conditions. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers
Covers a range of topics explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Policy-relevant research on immigration and settlement - relevant for whom? A working document
Examines migration and settlement experiences of immigrant women who settle in Canadian cities, in particular how gender structures the dynamics of migration and settlement, and the various dimensions of citizenship, and how gender intersects with other dimensions of difference. Includes a selected bibliography. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Mental health promotion among newcomer female youth: post-migration experiences and self-esteem
Describes the findings of a study that examined mental health promotion issues of newcomer female youth attending secondary school. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Female genital mutilation and obstetric care
Provides detailed instruction and recommendations to ensure quality, sensitive and culturally appropriate prenatal care, and birth and post-partum care, for women who have experienced FGM.
Published: 2003
Issues that abused immigrant and refugee women deal with
Highlights difficulties that abused immigrant and refugee women face in leaving abusive relationships, including ignorance of their own civil rights. (See Details)
Published: 1997