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Issues that abused immigrant and refugee women deal with  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/communities.html
Highlights difficulties that abused immigrant and refugee women face in leaving abusive relationships, including ignorance of their own civil rights. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Accessibility of French language services in the Ottawa region for francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are  
http://francofemmes.org/aocvf/documents/final_report_04.pdf
Identifies the barriers faced by Francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault when they seek services offered by agencies in the Ottawa region. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Race, ethnicity and women's health
Examines and reports on various research projects on immigration, refugee, and African Nova Scotian women in Atlantic Canada, sponsored by ACEWH, that have initiated a critical body of policy-based research on health needs by ethnic origin. Explores the major barriers between ethnic sub-populations and good health care, including language and communication barriers, cultural barriers, and the lack of medical research and knowledge on minority women's health needs and concerns.
Published: 2002
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Somali)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_somali.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Somali, to help newcomers integrate themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Hindi)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_hindi.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Hindi, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Immigrant settlement and multiculturalism programs for immigrant, refugee and visible minority women: a study of outcomes, best
Provides information to demonstrate the link between funded projects and the Ministry's mandate; improve the Ministry's program design, planning and decision-making; contribute data to the Ministry's performance measurement initiative; show accountability for funds allocated; and, increase sectoral capacity to develop effective projects. Demonstrates the importance of integrating a race and gender sensitive framework in all aspects of the immigrant settlement and integration and anti-racism and multiculturalism sector.
Published: 1999
If low-income women of colour counted in Toronto  
http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org/Research%20&%20Policy%20Updates/Low%20Income%20Women%20of%20Colour%20Aug03.pdf
Finds that low-income women of colour in Toronto are isolated, overworked, subject to racism and discrimination, and chronically poor. Provides recommendations and stratefies to effect positive change. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Immigrant women and domestic violence  
http://www.settlement.org/sys/guides_detail.asp?faq_id=4000620
Presents information about domestic violence and a woman's immigration status. Also deals with some of the concerns that women may have, including possible deportation of herself and her children or her abuser. Includes contact information for organizations in Ontario. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Settlement experiences of Somali refugee women in Toronto  
http://ceris.metropolis.net/virtual%20library/other/israelite2/israelite2.html
Describes a qualitative research project that explores the perspectives of Somali refugee women on their resettlement in Toronto. Focuses primarily on the social and cultural aspects of resettlement. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women and post traumatic stress disorder: moving research to policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ptsdResearchPolicy.pdf
Explores policies that can contribute to alleviating the obstacles immigrant, refugee women and women of colour experience when accessing health services for post-traumatic stress disorder. (See Details)
Published: 2003