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Making new feminisms: a conversation between a feminist mother and daughter
Voix Féministes/Feminist Voices Number 6. This paper evolved from conversations between a mother and daughter on how feminism has affected their lives and understanding of the world in which they operate. The authors look at this question in the context of the literature on 'mothering,' and apply this and their own relationship to the issue of 'generation' within the women's movement. The central issue that is discussed in this context is that of learning and resistance, and patterns of authority and power that have evolved in the feminist movement.
Published: 1999
Manmade breast cancers
Provides a critque of environmental damage and the health of women's bodiesé
Published: 2001
Feminist Majority Foundation Online  
http://www.feminist.org/
Dedicated to equality and seeks to eliminate descrimination of all kinds: sex, race, sexual orientation, age religion, national origin, disibility, and marital status. Advocate non-violence and work to eliminate social and economic injustice. Web site includes a research centre and the feminist Internet gateway. (See Details)
PAR-L  
http://www.unb.ca/PAR-L/list.htm
The PAR-L discussion list is an online forum of more than 1,000 people, primarily women--and some men--in Canada, and also in more than a dozen other countries, who are interested in promoting women's equality. Subscribers include grassroots activists, researchers, academics, policy analysts, and many others. This bilingual (English/French) list is open to any individual or organization interested in discussing policy, action, and research on issues of concern to women in Canada. The scope is intentionally broad to provide an open forum where feminist activists, scholars, and researchers can come together, communicate, share, and disseminate information in a supportive environment. // La liste d'envoi PAR-L est un forum électronique de plus de 1 200 personnes, principalement des femmes mais aussi des hommes, au Canada et dans plus de 12 autres pays, qui veulent encourager l'égalité des femmes. Les abonnées comprennent des militantes, des chercheuses, des universitaires, des analystes de politiques, des journalistes et beaucoup d'autres personnes. Cette liste bilingue (français-anglais) est ouverte à toute personne ou organisation intéressée à discuter de politiques, d'action et de recherches sur les dossiers intéressant les femmes au Canada. Les objectifs de la liste sont délibérément très généraux afin de fournir un forum ouvert où militantes, universitaires et chercheuses féministes peuvent s'assembler, communiquer, partager et diffuser de l'information dans un contexte d'appui mutuel. (See Details)
Women and health
Summer 1994 issue of Canadian woman studies = Les cahiers de la femme. Presents 28 articles on an array of women's health topics by diverse authors, organised under 4 headings: The politics of disease; Speaking about our bodies; Women's healing women's ways; and, Feminist activism and health policy.
Published: 1994
Women and social change: feminist activism in Canada
Describes feminist politics and activism in Canada.
Published: 1991
Turbo chicks: talking your feminisms
Provides essays on feminism from various young women.
Published: 2001
Women and therapy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Winter.pdf

This article is the third of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Explains the roots and practice of feminist therapy. 

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Published: 1982
Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


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Published: 1983
Under his thumb - teenage battering  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the problem of violence against young women in dating relationships. Highlights the ways in which experiences of teenage women in abusive relationships are unique and require appropriate attention and resources. 

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Published: 1984