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Don't we count as people? Saskatchewan social welfare policy and women's health

Reports on a research project that explored how women's health is affected by the policies governing social assistance benefits in Saskatchewan.

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Published: 2005
Rural women's action workshop, Carlyle, Saskatchewan

Reports on the Rural Women’s Action Workshop held on April 7-8, 2006 in Carlyle, SK. Looks at ways to improve the situation of rural women and to bring their recommendations forward to decision-makers.

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Published: 2006
Saskatchewan shelters: contact information

Lists shelters, safe houses, second stage houses, and crisis centres for battered women and their children in Saskatchewan.

Published: 2002
A guide to the law for Saskatchewan women

Provides comprehensive, easy to understand legal information on a broad range of topics that affect Saskatchewan women.

Published: 2004
Profile of Aboriginal women in Saskatchewan

Provides an overview of the issues that are most important to Aboriginal women in their struggle to improve their lives and those of their children. Addresses the health status of First Nations women, along with general demographics and statistics on education, employment, income, housing, families, and violence. Links gender-inclusive analysis with an approach that takes into consideration the broad social and economic situation of groups of people (population health approach). Features comments by a number of First Nations and Metis women in the province.

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Published: 1999
Northwest Sasaktchewan Metis women's health: research discussion paper for the Northwest Metis Women's Health Research Committee
Provides a summary of ideas gathered from community meetings and individual interviews conducted in the four Northwest Metis communities of La Loche, Buffalo Narrows, Ile-a-la-Crosse, and Beauval. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women and social assistance policy in Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Provides a gendered analysis of changes in income assistance policies and a description of advocacy services and the barriers women face in asserting their rights to income security. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Looking out/looking in: women, poverty and public policy
Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Saskatoon. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Hidden actors, muted voices: the employment of rural women in Saskatchewan forestry and agrifood industries
Documents the nature and limited extent of the employment experiences of rural women in the forestry and agri-food industries. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women and post traumatic stress disorder: moving research to policy
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