Search Resources (English): Social justice, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Women's poverty, women's health: the role of access to justice  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/womens-poverty-toc.pdf

Addresses the role of access to justice in responding to women's increased poverty and reduced health resulting from government restructuring. Considers the interrelationship of social assistance and justice, examining selected services accessed by poor women, the changes effected as part of government restructuring in recent years, their impact on women's health, and the potential in legal responses.

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Published: 2001
The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/havkivsky-legal.pdf
Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Social justice and women's health: a Canadian perspective  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/havkivsky-justice.pdf
Explores gender disparities in health status and interactions with the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women and social reform  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/armstrong.pdf
Reviews the origins of current principles and practices of social reform, their impact on federal and provincial reform of programs and services, and the ways these social reforms alter women’s opportunities for well being. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Inclusion: will our social and economic strategies take us there?
Addresses the worsening socioeconomic situations of increasing numbers of women, children, and communities in Atlantic Canada by re-evaluating both the term "poverty" and all its implications.
Published: 2000