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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/AWHHRG/annotated_bib_AWHHRG.pdf

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Violence and trauma in the lives of women with serious mental illness: current practices in service provision in British Columbia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/violence-trauma.pdf

Documents the practice in different mental health care settings with respect to the provision of services to women with chronic and persistent mental health problems who are survivors of violence.

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Published: 2002
Women and community safety: a resource book on planning for safer communities  
http://www.saferfutures.org/pdf/01%20Safer_Eng_intro.pdf

Explores the process of developing an initiative using the Safety Audit as a tool for local governemtns and women's groups working together for change. Also includes exercises, tips, and strategies for success, as well as as references.

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Published: 2002
Gender based violence bibliography

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

Midwives and the abuse of women and children  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Documentation/PositionStatements/English/tabid/759/Default.aspx

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the role midwives should play to help eliminate violence against women and children.

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Published: 2002
Women  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/sites/default/files/images/4.pdf

Looks at women's mental health and addictions issues, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines, and workplaces.

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Published: 2004
Invisibility, safety and psycho-social distress among same-sex attracted women in rural South Australia

Examines how same-sex attracted (SSA) women experience life in rural areas of Australia and how this influences their psycho-social wellbeing.

Published: 2005
Strengthening resistance: confronting violence against women and HIV/AIDS (2006)  
http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/globalcenter/publications/strengthening.pdf

Focuses on the points of intersection in the social, political and public health crises of violence against women and HIV/AIDS. The report uses a human rights lens to focus on critical political challenges and on innovative strategies used by activists worldwide as they respond to the links between violence and HIV/AIDS.

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Published: 2006
Annotated inventory of research reports: completed through the five research centres on family violence and violence against women  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femlukawiecky_e.html

Provides an annotated inventory of the 87 research reports produced through the five Research Centres on Family Violence and Violence Against Women and Children.

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Published: 1999
Democratizing excellence: the experience of the research centres on family violence and violence against women  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/pdfs/demoexcel_e.pdf

Outlines the development of the Research Centres up to 1997, highlights their achievements, and reviews the lessons learned.

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Published: 1999