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The effects of social isolation and loneliness on the health of older women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Illustrates how social isolation can undermine older women's health and well-being.

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Published: 2001
Seeking a seat at the policy table: farm women and the impact of program cuts  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Documents the experiences of farm women who, having been cut out of the policy-making process, need to have their voices heard again.

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Published: 2001
Empowerment in the context of poverty: low-income mothers in Saskatoon  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses the impact of poverty of the health of women.

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Published: 2001
Coping as a rural caregiver: the impact of health care reforms on rural women informal caregivers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines how health care reforms affected the well-being of women caregivers in rural communities.

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Published: 2000
Policy from the ground up: rural services for survivors of woman abuse  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Describes the immediate uptake of observations made by research subjects, farm women living in abusive relationships.

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Published: 2001
Getting through medical examinations: a resource for women survivors of abuse and their health care providers  
http://cwhn.ca/en/yourhealth/faqs/GettingThroughMedicalExaminations

Raises awareness and provides information to health care providers and survivors of abuse who use the health care system, using suggestions drawn from women survivors' and practitioners' recommendations and the experiences of other colleagues and professionals working in the area. Based on two research projects for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence. The first project looked at the experiences with women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their recommendations for better meeting their health care needs. The second study explored the experience and knowledge of health care practitioners.

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Published: 2001
Research as a spiritual contract: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39572

Describes the work of two researchers, Connie Deiter and Linda Otway, who use specific research methods to include the participation of Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2002
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
Rural, remote and Northern women's health: policy and research directions - community kit  
http://www.pwhce.ca/rrKit.htm

Provides summaries and background information about "Rural, Remote and Northern Women's Health: Policy and Research Directions, Summary Report." Also includes information for local communities to use in advocating for change.

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Published: 2005
Gender-based analysis in planning  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/policyPWHCE2.pdf

Argues the need to integrate gender-based analysis (GBA) in health research, planning and decision-making.

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Published: 2005