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Movements across borders: Chinese women migrants in Canada  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/reports/daare.htm
Responds to the global phenomenon of migration, specifically the mobility rights of the 90 Fujianese women who arrived Coast Salish land, Canada in the summer of 1999. Examines the connections between migration and globalization. (See Details)
Female genital mutilation and obstetric care
Provides detailed instruction and recommendations to ensure quality, sensitive and culturally appropriate prenatal care, and birth and post-partum care, for women who have experienced FGM.
Published: 2003
Precarious immigration status, dependency and women's vulnerability to violence: impacts on their health: proceedings
Presents the proceedings of a seminar that aimed to address the issue of women whose precarious immigration status exacerbates dependence, renders them vulnerable to violence and affects their health. Also reviews solutions.
Published: 2002
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Arabic)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_arabic.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Arabic, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Intersecting inequalities: immigrant women of colour, violence & health care  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/hlth.htm
Focuses on racialized immigrant women who have experienced intimate violence and their access to, and encounters with, the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Abuse is wrong in any language (Serbo-Croatian)  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/Abuse-Serbia.pdf
Provides information, in Serbo-Croatian, for immigrant women who are in abusive relationships about Canadian law, human rights, and the kind of help available for victims of abuse. (See Details)
Published: 1995
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
Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women  
http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2004/nowhere/nowhere_to_turn.pdf
Identifies the complex set of issues, attitudes, barriers and gaps in service that make immigrant and visible minority women uniquely vulnerable when faced by domestic violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Tamil)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_tamil.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Tamil, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
What women prescribe: report and recommendations from the national symposium "Women in Partnership: Working Towards Inclusive, G
Describes the need for (re)education and training among health providers, points the way to new directions for research needed to maximize women's health, and presents a complete list of symposium recommendations.
Published: 1995