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Count us in! Inclusion and homeless women in downtown east Toronto

Describes many of the barriers homeless and underhoused women face, and highlights their solutions for making health and social services more inclusive.

Published: 2006
A literature review on depression among women: focusing on Ontario

Reports on the epidemiology of depression among women in Ontario. Identifies those women at highest risk for depression and their barriers to care.

Published: 2006
Ontario support groups

Provides contact information for local breast cancer organizations in Ontario which offer information, self-help, and support. Also lists Ontario-wide and Canada-wide organizations offering a range of breast cancer services.

The quality of cancer services for women in Ontario: summary report

Focuses on women and cancer, assessing differences in health care quality benefits both sexes.

Published: 2006
A history of Ontario midwifery
Recounts the origins of midwifery in Ontario.
Published: 1998
Choose to change this: women and children more at risk in province  
http://www.oaith.ca/pdf/ChooseChange.pdf
Details how poverty traps women and children in violent situations, as well as how funding cuts hurt women's shelter services. Recounts recommendations made to stop violence against women from studies, reports, consultations, and public policy. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Ontario women's work-related health survey: descriptive summary
Identifies the concerns about the impacts of work and workplace conditions on women's health. Suggests furthers areas of investigation and research.
Published: 1996
Systems failure: a report on the experiences of sexual minorities in Ontario's health-care and social-services systems: final re
Indicates the dimensions of systemic and individual prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered peoples. Provides recommendations for change.
Published: 1997
Walking on eggshells: abused women's experiences of Ontario's welfare system  
http://www.oaith.ca/pdf/Walking_on_Eggshells.pdf
Examines the experiences of women who leave abusive relationships and turn to welfare to seek refuge and support. Reports that these women's experiences with the welfare systen in Ontario have been profoundly negative. Provides recommendations to improve the system. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Mapping research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/MappingRRhealth.pdf
Reviews research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario, identifies gaps between existing research and concerns identified by northern women, and highlights the specific health concerns of these women. Proposes recommendations for future research and policy analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2002