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Women and post traumatic stress disorder: moving research to policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ptsdResearchPolicy.pdf
Explores policies that can contribute to alleviating the obstacles immigrant, refugee women and women of colour experience when accessing health services for post-traumatic stress disorder. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Access to woman abuse services by Arab-speaking Muslim women in London, Ontario. Background investigation and recommendations fo  
http://www.crvawc.ca/documents/Final-AccesstoWomenAbuseServicesbyArabSpeakingMuslimWomeninLondon_001.pdf
Examines the barriers that prevent Arab women from benefiting from the services provided by agencies that work on women safety in London, Ontario. Provides several deductions regarding the barriers that resulted from the analysis of the personal interviews and group discussions. Finds that assisting, defending and protecting abused women from further abuse requires setting a clear strategy that places the education of men as a primary objective. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Movements across borders: Chinese women migrants in Canada  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/reports/daare.htm
Responds to the global phenomenon of migration, specifically the mobility rights of the 90 Fujianese women who arrived Coast Salish land, Canada in the summer of 1999. Examines the connections between migration and globalization. (See Details)
Immigrant women and health: OCASI Presentation  
http://www.ocasi.org/index.php?qid=785&catid=151
Presentation discusses health and wellness issues of immigrant and refugee women, including barriers and challenges in accessing healthcare services,and lack of research on immigrant women and healthcare. Also provides a statistical overview. (See Details)
Precarious immigration status, dependency and women's vulnerability to violence: impacts on their health: proceedings
Presents the proceedings of a seminar that aimed to address the issue of women whose precarious immigration status exacerbates dependence, renders them vulnerable to violence and affects their health. Also reviews solutions.
Published: 2002
Immigrant women
Examines obstabcles to assimilation and treatment of immigrant women.
Published: 2000
Intersecting inequalities: immigrant women of colour, violence & health care  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/hlth.htm
Focuses on racialized immigrant women who have experienced intimate violence and their access to, and encounters with, the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Annual report to parliament on immigration, 2006   
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pub/annual-report2006/introduction.html
An overview of federal-provincial/territorial agreements and joint initiatives, as well as a gender-based analysis (GBA) of the impact of Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). (See Details)
Published: 2006
If low-income women of colour counted in Toronto  
http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org/Research%20&%20Policy%20Updates/Low%20Income%20Women%20of%20Colour%20Aug03.pdf
Finds that low-income women of colour in Toronto are isolated, overworked, subject to racism and discrimination, and chronically poor. Provides recommendations and stratefies to effect positive change. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women  
http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2004/nowhere/nowhere_to_turn.pdf
Identifies the complex set of issues, attitudes, barriers and gaps in service that make immigrant and visible minority women uniquely vulnerable when faced by domestic violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004