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Abuse is wrong in any language (Punjabi)  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/punjabi.pdf
Provides information, in Punjabi, 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
Health information for newcomers  
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomer/fact_health.html
Explains how to get medical services in Canada, how to apply for a provincial health insurance card, which medical services are and are not covered by Medicare, and what to do when visiting or moving to another province. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Immigrant women's health centre: identifying the gaps in the immigrant women's health handbook
Identifies gaps in and articulates the scope of work required to revise and update the Immigrant Women's Health Handbook, a resource published by the Immigrant Women Health Centre (IWHC).
Published: 1999
Post traumatic stress disorder: the lived experience of immigrant, refugee and visible minority women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/postTraumaticStress.pdf
Describes awareness among physicians, psychiatrists and other service providers, and their experiences with immigrant, refugee and Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Serbo-Croatian)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_serbian.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Serbo-Croatian, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The Asian Women's Health Clinic: addressing cultural barriers to preventive health care  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/350.pdf
Describes the reasons behind the creation of the Asian Women's Health Clinic. Also details the clinic's operations, and lessons learned. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Abuse is wrong in any language (Romanian)  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/Abuse-Romania.pdf
Provides information, in Romanian, 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
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
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
Experiences of front-line shelter workers in providing services to immigrant women impacted by family violence  
http://atwork.settlement.org/downloads/atwork/Shelter_Workers_Providing_Services_to_Immigrant_Women.pdf
Explores how front-line workers of shelters for abused women and children experience providing support to immigrant women impacted by family violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004