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Sexual assault & HIV: a brochure for Asian women
Provides information for East and Southeast Asian women on what sexual assault is, HIV and AIDS, protecting yourself, testing and coping techniques. Includes contact information for AIDS information lines and sexual assault associations.
Published: 2000
Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia
Examines and compares Pap testing rates of Chinese women residing in five neighbourhoods of Vancouver and Richmond. States that there are significant differences between neighbourhoods in Pap testing rates.
Published: 2003
The colours of menopause  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article addresses the difference in the needs and expectations of non white women going through menopause. Shares stories of women from different cultures about menopause. 

 


 

 

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Published: 1990
Menopause in Japan means konenki  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article explores the different experiences and understandings of menopause for women in Japan as compared to women in North America. Acknowledges the power of language in shaping our experiences. 

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Published: 1990