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Seeking a seat at the policy table: farm women and the impact of program cuts  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Documents the experiences of farm women who, having been cut out of the policy-making process, need to have their voices heard again.

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Published: 2001
Policy from the ground up: rural services for survivors of woman abuse  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Describes the immediate uptake of observations made by research subjects, farm women living in abusive relationships.

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Published: 2001
The power of citizen engagement to influence research and policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Suggests that focus groups can allow researchers to capture the nuances of women’s voices in ways that not only generate new knowledge, but also allow researchers to move beyond polarized policy alternatives.

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Published: 2001
Promoting women's health through public consultation  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Discusses how to take research and community findings into public consultations to change policy at the local community health level.

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Published: 2001
Canadian Women's Health Network's recommendations on draft federal "legislation governing assisted human reproduction"  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/reproduction.html

Presents a summary of Dr. Lippman's presentation, on behalf of the CWHN, to the House Standing Committee on Health, November 27, 2001. Provides recommendations on the following topics: general organization and intent; consultation, and education and prevention; informed consent/informed choice; disclosure of health information; surveillance of health impacts; commercialization; cloning; surrogacy; regulatory body; sex selection; pre-implantation diagnosis; and public or private payment.

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Published: 2001
Primary [health] care and women: an annotated bibliography  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/primary_health/index.html

Presents a bibliography of resources that explore how gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status and other differences affect and are related to primary health care.

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Published: 2001
Still Making waves: 10 year report   
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/

Report discusses the last ten years of the Centre, their accomplishments, how they have generated change through their research, how to get research out to policymakers, the alchemy of research, making policy and making gender matter more.

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Published: 2007
Correctional program strategy for federally sentenced women

Guide for the development of programs in regional correctional facilities. Describes the overall correctional program strategy for Federally sentenced Women (FSW). Emphasizes that regional programs for FSW should be women-centred, reflect the social realities of women, and respond to the individual needs of each woman. Identifies 5 priniciples that must be present when creating programs and strategies for FSW; these are: empowerment, meaningful and responsible choices, respect and dignity, a supportive environment, and sharing responsiblity for FSW among all levels of corrections. Concludes by recommending regional programs that incorporate these principles.

Published: 1994
Gender mainstreaming: conceptual framework, methodology and presentation of good practices: final report of activities of the Group of Specialists on Mainstreaming   
http://www.coe.int/T/E/Human_Rights/Equality/02._Gender_mainstreaming/100_EG-S-MS(1998)2rev.asp#TopOfPage

The report is the result meetings of the Group of specialists on mainstreaming (EG-S-MS), which was set up by the Council of Europe in 1995. The report contains a conceptual framework on gender mainstreaming. It places the strategy of mainstreaming in the context of achievements in terms of gender equality. It provides a methodology for gender mainstreaming. The reports also discusses the points to keep in mind when elaborating a policy plan on gender mainstreaming and gives some indications for monitoring the process. (See Details)

Published: 1998
Men's involvement in gender and development policy and practice: beyond rhetoric  
http://publications.oxfam.org.uk/oxfam/display.asp?isb=085598466X

Presents the papers of contributors at a seminar entitled "Beyond Rhetoric: Male Involvement in Gender and Development Policy and Pracitce," which was held at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK, from 9 to 10 June 2000. These papers explore ways in which development organisations have addressed gender and development in the past, the problems that they have faced, and possible ways of working which will take account of the concerns related to gender and development. (See Details)

Published: 2001