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Gendering migration, livelihood and entitlements: migrant women in Canada and the United States
Compares immigration regimes between Canada and the United States. Studies gendered work environments and barriers faced by immigrant women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Immigrant women's health centre: identifying the gaps in the immigrant women's health handbook
Identifies gaps in and articulates the scope of work required to revise and update the Immigrant Women's Health Handbook, a resource published by the Immigrant Women Health Centre (IWHC).
Published: 1999
Post traumatic stress disorder: the lived experience of immigrant, refugee and visible minority women
Describes awareness among physicians, psychiatrists and other service providers, and their experiences with immigrant, refugee and Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The Asian Women's Health Clinic: addressing cultural barriers to preventive health care
Describes the reasons behind the creation of the Asian Women's Health Clinic. Also details the clinic's operations, and lessons learned. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
An analysis of barriers facing immigrant women and their families in accessing health and social services
Analyzes the barriers that immigrant and refugee women face in accessing health and social services. Provides recommendations for action at all levels of service delivery.
Published: 1999
Immigrant settlement and multiculturalism programs for immigrant, refugee and visible minority women: a study of outcomes, best
Provides information to demonstrate the link between funded projects and the Ministry's mandate; improve the Ministry's program design, planning and decision-making; contribute data to the Ministry's performance measurement initiative; show accountability for funds allocated; and, increase sectoral capacity to develop effective projects. Demonstrates the importance of integrating a race and gender sensitive framework in all aspects of the immigrant settlement and integration and anti-racism and multiculturalism sector.
Published: 1999
MIGRATIONS document databank
Presents the main studies and analyses on the impact of migration on women within the context of hemispheric integration as well as in other regions. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Isolated, afraid and forgotten: the service delivery needs and realities of immigrant and refugee women who are battered
Provides an overview of the needs of immigrant and refugee women who are battered, the range of non-government services available to meet those needs, and some of the barriers to appropriate and effective service delivery. (See Details)
Published: 1990
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