Search Resources (English): Refugee women

Results 1 - 10 of 45


Experiences of immigrant and refugee women in Quebec with the health care system bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines the health experiences of immigrant and refugee women and looks at whether they are receiving adequate and appropriate care from the Canadian health care system.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000
Advancing policy and research responses to immigrant and refugee women's health in Canada

Presents an overview of Canadian research on immigrant and refugee women's health. Suggests next steps to advance a dialogue in policy and research development on immigrant and refugee women's health.

 (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gender based violence bibliography

Provides a web-based bibliography to improve international and local capacity to address GBV among refugee and internally displaced populations.

Immigrant and refugee women

Examines how Canadian immigration policy can affect women differently. Explores stereotypes often surrounding immigrant and refugee women. Looks at health risks, violence issues, and problems of global trafficking of women. This link takes you to the fact sheet site and you can scroll down and open the text only or use a PDF reader.

 (See Details)
Published: 2003
Immigrant women and substance use: current issues, programs and recommendations

Examines immigrant, refugee, ethnic and racial minority women's health promotion needs in relation to substance use. Also discusses barriers and issues these women face in accessing substance use health services.

 (See Details)
Published: 1996
The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

 (See Details)
Published: 2004
If low-income women of colour counted in Toronto
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
Health information for newcomers
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
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective
Examines the knowledge gap in the Atlantic Region about accessibility of health care for disadvantaged sub-populations in general and women in particular. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The true name of her condition
Examines post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurance and effects on immigrant and refugee women in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. (See Details)
Published: 2003