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The double life dilemma: young South Asian women in violent relationships

Discusses the barriers that South Asian women face in leaving an abusive relationship. Lists the reasons for the difficulties within the culture. Provides a list of culturally sensitive services.

Published: 2000
Racial discrimination as a health risk for female youth: implications for policy and healthcare delivery in Canada: final report  
http://www.whiwh.com/Research/ePub_RacialDiscrimination.pdf

Presents the findings of a participatory research process involving young women of colour that explored how racism impacts their access to quality healthcare, health education and health information.

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Published: 2003
Canada: the new frontier for Filipino mail-order brides  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662653343/index_e.html

Seeks to bring out the voices, experiences and struggles of Filipino mail-order brides in Canada.

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Published: 2000
The health of minority women  
http://www.4woman.gov/owh/pub/minority/

Examines various topics regarding the health of minority women in the United States, which includes African American or Black women, Hispanic women or Latinas, Asian American women, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander women and American Indian/Alaska Native women. Looks at barriers limiting access to health care, the use of preventive health services, and health status and concerns.

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Published: 2003
Study: fertility among visible minority women  
http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/060630/d060630b.htm
Discusses fertility rates among visible minority women, from 1996 to 2001. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Our worlds, our revolutions: di/verse voices of black women, and women of colour in Canada
Compiles an anthology of essays and poetry about personal histories and social and political issues from a diverse array of authors.
Published: 2000
Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women  
http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2004/nowhere/nowhere_to_turn.pdf
Identifies the complex set of issues, attitudes, barriers and gaps in service that make immigrant and visible minority women uniquely vulnerable when faced by domestic violence. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Cultural meal guide for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes  
http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/mhcs/publication_pdfs/6715/AHS-6715-ENG.pdf
Provides a guide to healthy eating in pregnancy for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes. (See Details)
Published: 2002
If low-income women of colour counted in Toronto  
http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org/Research%20&%20Policy%20Updates/Low%20Income%20Women%20of%20Colour%20Aug03.pdf
Finds that low-income women of colour in Toronto are isolated, overworked, subject to racism and discrimination, and chronically poor. Provides recommendations and stratefies to effect positive change. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women: voices of frontline workers  
http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2004/nowhere/voices/voices.htm
Presents highlights from focus group discussions with frontline community workers involved in helping immigrant and visible minority women who have experienced abuse by their partners. (See Details)
Published: 2004