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Voices from the community

Explores the experiences of women who have been marginalized in and by society, including immigrant women, Aboriginal women, female sex trade workers, women living in poverty, and more, and details barriers to health and wellness.

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Published: 2003
The process is the product: redefining policy making

Highlights three of the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health's mechanisms to widen the scope of the health policy dialogue, enabling new stakeholders to participate.

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Published: 2001
The guiding principles community consultations project

Describes a three–phase community consultation process developed to establish practical principles and a policy–relevant agenda for a new women’s health research program.

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Published: 2000
Invoking community: rethinking the health of lesbian and bisexual women

Explores the meaning of community and its importance in lesbian and bisexual women's lives including its relationship to their health.

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Published: 2000
Head, heart and hand: partnerships for women's health in Canadian environments: volume II
Provides a compendium of reports, research and works produced, and used by, community groups associated with the National Network on Environment and Women's Health.
Published: 2003
Becoming a collaborative community: reflecting on and transforming our work
Provides a guide for those who work in the community that encourages critical reflection on work to promote a healthy, collaborative community.
Published: 2002
Communities constituted through the new genetics: actions and reactions
Provides a critique of the relations between communities and the biotechnology promised by the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Microbicides community mobilization kit$FILE/CMK%20-%20Eng%20-%20final.pdf
Provides information on microbicides, including information relevant to specific groups. Also provides templates of materials to use for advocacy and awareness-raising with governments, media and other community members. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Report on the use of the Internet in Canadian women's organizations
Investigates the use of the Internet in women's organizations across Canada providing an overview of equity issues regarding computer networking for women. Also provides a brief overview of technical issues and costs associated with connecting to the Internet. Inventory of current women's networking projects in Canada, both english and french, specific to women, as well as exemplary projects in an international context are covered. Access to the Internet by Canadian women's groups is surveyed, in order to ascertain the types of women's groups that are not connected to the Internet, any common funding requests, and the particular needs of francophone women with respect to connecting to the Internet.
Published: 1996
Peer research in the sex trade
Looks at ways to ensure the safety and well being of women and men and transgendered people involved in the sex trade. (See Details)
Published: 2003