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Gendered cities: built and physical environments  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/builtEN.pdf

Explores the current form and structure of urban centres. Demonstrates how a gender-sensitive built environment would integrate the economies of unpaid work in the home with paid work outside the home.

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Published: 2005
A different prescription: considerations for women's health groups contemplating funding from the pharmaceutical industry  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/documents/diff_prescrip.html

Discusses diverse perspectives on the issue of women's health groups accepting money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 1999
Women's poverty in cities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/povertyEN.pdf

Provides a sketch of poverty with some figures and a discussion of its measurement. Discusses the discriminatory economic and social policy changes in the country that violate women’s social and economic rights.

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Published: 2005
Racialized and immigrant women in cities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/racialEN.pdf

Outlines who racialized and immigrant women are, some challenges racialized and immigrant women experience in cities, and government responsibilities.

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Published: 2005
Gender mainstreaming in local governments  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/GenderMainstreamingEN.pdf

Outlines key definitions, strategies, and challenges of gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting. Provides an overview of initiatives developed by Ottawa and Montreal to address gender and diversity at the municipal level.

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Published: 2005
Women with disabilities in the urban environment  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/wwdisaEN.pdf

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Published: 2005
Voices: women, poverty and homelessness in Canada  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/Voices04.pdf

Traces the lives and personal stories of homeless women in Halifax, Ottawa and Vancouver.

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Published: 2004