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Creating homes for healthy living: a comparison of housing models for women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Briefly reports on a research project that studied the effects of changing housing policies on the health of women.

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Published: 2005
Women need safe, stable, affordable housing: a study of social housing, private rental housing and co-op housing in Winnipeg  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/housing.pdf

Documents the effects of different housing policies on Winnipeg women's health and well being, economic security, and skills.

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Published: 2004
Left in the cold: women, health and the demise of social housing policies  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/leftCold.pdf

Details housing policies and their effect on women's health and their experiences with living in or have lived in sub-standard housing.

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Published: 2001
Women and social assistance policy in Saskatchewan and Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/incomeAssistanceComplete.pdf
Provides a gendered analysis of changes in income assistance policies and a description of advocacy services and the barriers women face in asserting their rights to income security. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Poverty: our voices, our views  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/photoVoice.ppt
Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Winnipeg. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Looking out/looking in: women, poverty and public policy  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/photovoiceSaskatoon.ppt
Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Saskatoon. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Sexual violence and dislocation as social risk factors involved in the acquisition of HIV among women in Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/sexual-violence.pdf
Examines past experiences of violence or threat of violence in the home and community of HIV+ women, as well as the economic circumstances that contribute to the acquisition of HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Don't we count as people? Saskatchewan social welfare policy and women's health  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/dontWeCount.pdf
Explores how women's health is affected by the policies governing the delivery of benefits under the Saskatchewan Assistance Act. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/exploringIntersections.pdf
Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Surviving on hope is not enough: women's health, poverty, justice and income support in Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/survivingOnHope.pdf
Examines how Manitoba and local policies concerning income support programs affect women's health. Presents recommendations for change based on the difficulties women in this research experienced. (See Details)
Published: 2004