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Who's on the line? Women in call centres project  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving6.pdf

Summaries research findings on women working in the call-centre industry. Examines job stress, coping strategies, and buffers experienced by these women.

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Published: 2000
Telling it like it is: realities of parenting in poverty

Brings together 15 low-income mothers of preschool-aged children describing their challenges and the changes they would like to see in their community.

Published: 2001
Primary health care reform and women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/primaryCareEN.pdf

Examines primary health care reforms and their impact on women and their health. Argues that they are about women’s work even though women are not the ones making most of the decisions.

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Published: 2005
Women and home care: why does home care matter to women?  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/why-hc-matter.pdf

Looks at home care and examines its importance for women. Describes how health care reform has impacted on the kind of care that is provided at home and the participation of most women in the paid labour force.

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Published: 2002
Women's experiences of armed conflict in Uganda, Gulu District 1986-1999: part 1

Evaluates the impact of the war on women of Gula focusing on their war experience, the position of their rights, their coping mechanisms with the war and contributions to their society in distress.

Published: 2001
Health status of homeless women: an inventory of issues  
http://www.ontla.on.ca/library/repository/mon/6000/10315600.pdf

Provides an inventory of health-related issues facing homeless women in Toronto. Explores the obstacles these women encounter in accessing acute, preventative, and other kinds of health care.

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Published: 2002
HIV, women & youth

Provides resources including: info sheets on HIV testing, pregnancy, prevention, and healthy HIV positive living; resources for service providers including statistics and advocacy guidelines; a quiz, story archive, and a glossary.

Published: 2003
The global drug-pushers: globalization is not good for women's health. Here's why  
http://naturalsolutionsradio.com/articles/article.html?id=3425&filter=

Debates that women, in particular, are vulnerable to the changes being wrought in the name of globalization. Discusses the negative impact that the pharmaceutical industry has had on women's health.

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Published: 2002
Good clone, bad clone?  
http://sisyphe.org/spip.php?article283

Discusses the impacts of cloning on women's health.

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Published: 2002
Women's experience of racism: how race and gender interact  
http://www.criaw-icref.ca/factSheets/Immigrant%20&%20refugee%20women/Immigrant_fact_sheet_e.htm

Provides statistical information and research on how women experience racism, as well as suggestions for resources and action.

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Published: 2002