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Where is the money for women's rights? Assessing the role of donors in the promotion of women's rights and the support of women'

Explores trends in the funding landscape to propose possible strategies for women's organisations to get the resources they need to advance in their work.

Published: 2006
Losing ground: the effects of government cutbacks on women in British Columbia, 2001-2005  
http://www.bcfed.ca/files/1670-05rep_iwd_reese_strong_boag_losing_ground_report.pdf

Focuses on the impact that government legislation and policy decisions are having on women in British Colubia. PDF required to read.

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Published: 2005
Public policy toolkit

Works to contribute to the capacity of women's equality-seeking organizations to participate in the federal public policy process.

Published: 2003
Transgender and women's substantive equality: national consultation report  
http://www.nawl.ca/ns/en/documents/Pub_Brief_Trans03_en.pdf

Provides a summary of the discussions and overview of the National Consultation on Transgender and Women's Substantive Equality Rights.

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Published: 2003
Transgender and women's substantive equality: discussion paper  
http://www.nawl.ca/ns/en/documents/Pub_Brief_Trans03_en.pdf

Raises and discusses questions of relevance to law reform initiatives pertaining to the relation between transgender and women's substantive equality rights.

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Published: 2003
Marching to different drummers: health advocacy groups in Canada and funding from the pharmaceutical industry  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/corpFunding.pdf
Explores drug company funding of health and disease advocacy groups. Argues that it creates a conflict of interest that needs to be recognized and addressed. (See Details)
Published: 2005
In for the long haul: women's organizations in Manitoba  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/documents/Manitoba_Pubs/2005/in_for_the_long_haul.pdf
Identifies the many diverse organizations that comprise the women's movement in Manitoba, and how these organizations and groups express their feminist ideas and how they undertake their political action strategies. (See Details)
Published: 2005
A tribute to grassroots organizing for women's health: cases from around the world
Documents the struggles of resistance being waged by activists who attended the 9th International Women's Health Meeting and who continue to work at the local and regional levels.
Published: 2005
The role of women's organizations in health policy development, implementation and dissemination
Identifies the roles of women's groups in research and policy making and implementations in Canada.
Published: 1998
Grassroots organizations play an instrumental role in government accountability and contribute to healthy public policies: Statu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/cwhn/swc-oped.html
Regarding the recent cuts to Status of Women Canada, the author discusses how grassroots women's organizations across the country fulfill an essential democratic process and function as an accountability mechanism to government. (See Details)
Published: 2006