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Young women's guide: challenge the assumptions!  
www.tgmag.ca

Provides a practical tool to help educators begin to make a gender, race and class analysis central to the existing curriculum, pedagogy and the learning environment. Content is designed on a cross-disciplinary basis in order to be relevant and applicable in a variety of subject areas - social sciences, family studies, science, language arts and women's studies. The collection of young women's voices reflects how assumptions held by the dominant culture restrict young women's lives: assumptions about race, woman's place, sexuality, relationships, physical ability, equality and others. (See Details)

Published: 1998
Canada's creeping economic apartheid  
www.tdrc.net/resources/public/economicapartheid.pdf

Documents how racism shapes the way Canada's non-white population lives and works in Canada. Demonstrates how racism is impacting multiple communities of racialised groups. Concludes with recommendations for the development of a National Urban Strategy that will target urban poverty with racialised community issues as a core part. (See Details)

Published: 2001
Overcoming the backlash: telling the truth about power, privilege, and oppression: exploring gender-based analysis in the contex  
http://www.durhamresponsetowomanabuse.com/whatsnew/Gender_Project.pdf
Explores the use of gender–neutral language in discourse concerning woman abuse, and in particular how it can not be used to represent all women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender dimensions of racial discrimination  
http://www.unhchr.ch/pdf/wcargender.pdf
Provides an overview which examines a set of fundamental issues on the intersectionality between gender and racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Talking about harassment  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/harassment.html
Discusses workplace harassment, sexual harassment and racial harassment. Offers advice on how to handle these situations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Income of Black women in Canada
Examines the level and distribution of income among African Canadian women. Explores the impact of racism on education and employment.
Published: 2005
Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care
Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.
Published: 2000
Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care  
http://books.nap.edu/catalog/10260.html
Explores how persons of colour experience the health care environment. Examines how disparities in treatment may arise in health care systems and looks at aspects of the clinical encounter that may contribute to such disparities. Highlights the potential of cross-cultural education to improve provider-patient communication and offers a detailed look at how to integrate cross-cultural learning within the health professions. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Working to achieve health equity with an ethnic perspective: what has been done and best practices  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/ethnicity-0ct-04.pdf
Addresses issues related to health equity and victims of racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Menopause and midlife health of the 'strong black woman': African Canadian women's perspectives  
http://www.haac.ca/downloads/sbwplain.pdf
Reports on the experiences of health and well-being of middle-aged African Canadian women living in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2005