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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
Isolated, afraid and forgotten: the service delivery needs and realities of immigrant and refugee women who are battered   
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/html/femisol_e.html
Provides an overview of the needs of immigrant and refugee women who are battered, the range of non-government services available to meet those needs, and some of the barriers to appropriate and effective service delivery. (See Details)
Published: 1990
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Tagalog/Filipino)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_tagalog.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Tagalog (Filipino), in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Healthy living for immigrant women: a health education community outreach program  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/385.pdf
Describes a health education program in Gloucester, Ontario and how it addressed cultural and linguistic barriers to communication with immigrant women. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Spanish)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_spanish.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Spanish, to help newcomers integrating themselves into Canadian society in a manner that respects their cultural identities, and their physical and mental health and well-being. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gender, migration and citizenship resources project  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/gender_migration/index_e.html
Bibliography and literature review includes articles published in refereed journals since 1990 and some reports where gender, citizenship, migration, and health intersect in discussions of women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Child custody and access: the experiences of abused immigrant and refugee women  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/custodyandimmigrant.pdf
Discusses the experiences of 93 immigrant and refugee women and their efforts to keep their children safe from further exposure to violence. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gendering migration, livelihood and entitlements: migrant women in Canada and the United States  
http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BCCF9/(httpPublications)/9A49929849CEB521C125708A004C328B?OpenDocument&panel=relatedinformation
Compares immigration regimes between Canada and the United States. Studies gendered work environments and barriers faced by immigrant women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Breaking down the barriers: helping newcomers to Canada have healthy lifestyles  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1150201470326&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&NL=20060701en
Points out the special health care access needs experienced by those new to Canada. Describes services provided by clinics focusing on immigrant, refugee, and cross-cultural health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006