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Experiences of front-line shelter workers in providing services to immigrant women impacted by family violence
Explores how front-line workers of shelters for abused women and children experience providing support to immigrant women impacted by family violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Settlement experiences of Somali refugee women in Toronto
Describes a qualitative research project that explores the perspectives of Somali refugee women on their resettlement in Toronto. Focuses primarily on the social and cultural aspects of resettlement. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati
Presents the results of participatory action research on violence against women of colour who immigrate from less economically developed countries, such as the Philippines and the Caribbean, to work in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The research documents and describes abuse and violence from the perspective of women admitted to Canada under the LCP. It addresses their vulnerability to abuse and the impact of separation from their families.
Published: 2001
Culture, violence, and inequality
Examines the positive and negative perceptions of cultural difference and the real impact of inequalities for women of colour, and immigrant and refugee women from racialized communities. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Gender, migration and citizenship resources project
Bibliography and literature review includes articles published in refereed journals since 1990 and some reports where gender, citizenship, migration, and health intersect in discussions of women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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