Search Resources (English): Violence against women, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Prairie women, violence and self-harm  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39592
Discusses the results of research, focusing on the increase of women in trouble with the law engaging in self-harming activities. (See Details)
Published: 2001
10 things you can do to end violence against women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39622
Presents a list of 10 things you can do to end violence against women, as well as resources. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Violence and trauma in the lives of women with serious mental illness often overlooked, study finds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39512
Summarizes a study that found that the impact of violence against women with serious mental illness has been routinely overlooked in policy development, mental health planning, in clinical practice and educational manuals. (See Details)
Published: 2003, 2004
Memorials for women across Canada: The politics of remembering women murdered by men  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39431
Discusses how it is time to make memorials to murdered women newly visible on a national scale, to celebrate the efforts of the women who created them against all odds and to explore their contribution to the struggle against violence against women. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
The Global Women’s Memorial Website: Creating a circle from which to speak in unison  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39432
Discusses memorial activism, a new form of resistance to violence against women. Includes vigils, monuments, songs, gardens, plaques, and violence awareness campaigns that insist we remember the many women and girls, murdered and missing. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Focus on social views, not individual behaviour  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433
Discusses how the first step to real prevention of violence, primary prevention, is realizing that it is not just the attitude of abusers that are the problem. Societal attitudes toward violence need to change as well. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Silence means dissent  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article shares a speech by Andrea Dworkin at The Symposium On Media Violence and Pornography. Calls for a feminist movement against pornography which she argues is a grassroots movement against male supremacy. 

 

 


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Published: 1984
Rural feminism  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article shows how rural women in southern Ontario are fighting for their health. The impact of support and education on women's health.

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Published: 1985
In poor health: women in pharmaceutical advertising  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article explores the portrayals of women in medical advertising. Illustrates how pharmaceutical companies use negative stereotypes of women in order to sell drugs to doctors. Impact on women's health and quality of care. Ethics of drug advertising. 


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Published: 1986
One of a kind  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_2_Summer.pdf

This article introduces the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre and describes the centre's prevention philosophy and the development of their program. Discuses violence against women and children and the use of empowerment as assault prevention. 

 


 


 


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Published: 1991