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Culture, violence, and inequality  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/culture.htm
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  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/gender_migration/index_e.html
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  
http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BCCF9/(httpPublications)/9A49929849CEB521C125708A004C328B?OpenDocument&panel=relatedinformation
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
Midwifery in transition  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article discusses the regulation of midwifery and white privilege. Explores how white midwifery can work to create an  inclusive practice in order to provide appropriate care for a diversity of women. 

 


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Published: 1993
We are not immune: women and aids  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article explains AIDS, testing, transmission and treatment. Lists information on safer sex, safer drug use and how to develop consent practices.

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Published: 1988
The colours of menopause  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article addresses the difference in the needs and expectations of non white women going through menopause. Shares stories of women from different cultures about menopause. 

 


 

 

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Published: 1990
A season for sex  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article is in celebration of women's sexuality in midlife. Discusses the physiological, psychological and cultural factors that shape menopausal women's experience of sexuality.  

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Published: 1990
Where does the torturer live?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article discusses domestic violence and the linguistic and cultural barriers barriers for immigrant women that make it difficult to access resources and support. Shares stories and resources. 


 

 

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Published: 1991
A population at risk  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

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Published: 1991