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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
Violence and self-harm among women in conflict with the law  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/en/publications/RB/v4n1/page4.shtml
Examines the connections among women in conflict with the law who self-harm. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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
Naspici miyomahcihowin (continuous good health): a community-based research project examining the health needs of Aboriginal wom  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/continuousGoodHealth.pdf
Presents the results of a research project developed by the Saskatoon Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Committee, a group interested in improving health services for Aboriginal women and their families. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Social support and women living with serious mental illness  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/socialSupport.pdf
Explores the idea of social support in the lives of women living with schizophrenia, focusing on formal and informal sources of support. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The true name of her condition  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/en/publications/RB/v4n1/page5.shtml
Examines post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurance and effects on immigrant and refugee women in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. (See Details)
Published: 2003
An exploration of the health-related impacts of the erosion of agriculturally focussed support programs for farm women in Saskat
This report is an examination of agriculturally focused support programs for farm women. It explores, using qualitative methods, the self-reported health-related effects of participating in these programs, along with the effects when the programs were eliminated. Through interviews with eleven farm women, numerous health-related benefits of participating in programs or projects were described and negative health-effects were shared when participation in the programs or projects was no longer possible through lack of funding. The women discussed what they thought was needed in terms of agriculturally focused support programs and this is summarized as recommendations in the report.
Published: 2000
Seeds of change: a six-year review  
http://www.pwhce.ca/seedsOfChange.htm
Describes the mission, vision and history of the Prairie Women's Health Centre. Highlights research done by the Centre and describes vision for the future. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Invisible women: gender and health planning in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and models for progress  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/iv.pdf
Examines the degree to which gender sensitivity and women's health issues are reflected in the planning processes of regional health bodies in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women's formal (paid) home care work in transition: the impact of reform on labour process change in Saskatoon, SK: executive su  
http://www.pwhce.ca/womensFormalPaid.htm
Examines the quality of work life of primary home care practitioner groupsafter the implementation of planned restructuring strategies. (See Details)
Published: 2000