Search Resources (English): Advocacy, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Women of note  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39583

Provides short biographical sketches of 8 Aboriginal women or groups that have made a difference in health care and their community and across Canada.

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Published: 2002
What a tangled web we weave: the ups and downs of women working for change on the Net  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39644
Discusses the upside and downside of women's groups using the Internet for communication, planning, finding information and creating new resources. Examines the Internet's limitations and its possibilities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
How to influence public policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39839
Provides six practical tips to influence the development of public policy in its development stage. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The politics of artificial light  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

 This article addresses our increased dependency on artificial light, specifically fluorescent light. Describes how this increased dependency came to be. identifies how this change in our environment has impacted our bodies and biological rhythms. Explains how artificial light differs from the sun. 

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Published: 1982
Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article explores stories of women fighting for the environment in India; the nonviolent ecological movement in Uttar Pradesh, the great Bhopal tragedy and the 34 year fisherfolk agitation witnessed in the state of Kerala. Connections made between women, poverty and victims of environmental destruction.

 



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Published: 1989