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The Asian Women's Health Clinic: addressing cultural barriers to preventive health care  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/350.pdf
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  
http://www.feminamericas.org/EN/document/BANQ-migrations-a.pdf
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   
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/html/femisol_e.html
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  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/385.pdf
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  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/am-back-promo_14_e.html
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  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/custodyandimmigrant.pdf
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  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/immigrant_women.html
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  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S32
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