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The changing nature of home care and its impact on women's vulnerability to poverty  
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/265454170_The_Changing_Nature_of_Home_Care_and_Its_Impact_on_Women%27s_Vulnerability_to_Poverty

Studies how women's roles as unpaid and underpaid caregivers contribute to the income gap between women and men.

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Published: 2000
Empowerment in the context of poverty: low-income mothers in Saskatoon  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses the impact of poverty of the health of women.

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Published: 2001
Poverty is hazardous to women's health: and we can do something about it  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39579

Summarizes findings and recommendations of Women's Health Clinic's study, "Women, Income and Health in Manitoba," which shows that women living in poverty may get sick and die sooner.

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Published: 2002
Women and poverty  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/kickers/poverty.html

Briefly examines the impact of poverty on the health of women.

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Published: 2002
Towards social and economic inclusion: breaking the cycle of poverty in Atlantic Canada  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving16.pdf

Examines the impacts of social and economic exclusion of women and children and how inclusive public policies can lead to social inclusion.

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Published: 2001
Telling it like it is: realities of parenting in poverty

Brings together 15 low-income mothers of preschool-aged children describing their challenges and the changes they would like to see in their community.

Published: 2001
Inequality is bad for our hearts: why low income and social exclusion are major causes of heart disease in Canada

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

Published: 2001
Women's charity audit best practices handbook  
http://pacificcoast.net/~swag/WCABcontents.htm

Document women's experiences at local charities and provides recommendations on how to make charities more women friendly.

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Published: 2004
Aging in poverty in canada

Examines the issues that impact on the economic vulnerability of seniors and offers recommendations.

Published: 2005
Policies of exclusion, poverty and health: stories from the front. Project report: phase 1: the issues  
http://www.scribd.com/doc/13497994/WISE-Reports-Issues-Recommendations

Examines long- and short-term predicators that forecasted future poverty. Also looks at the effects caused by conditions of poverty. Written in the first person.

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Published: 2004