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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/AWHHRG/annotated_bib_AWHHRG.pdf

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Women's health and wellbeing in six Nova Scotia fishing communities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/fishing-communities.pdf

Explores how women’s health and well-being were being affected by recent changes in fishing communities in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2001
Social and economic stress: women's health in fishing communities  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving12.pdf

Examines how women's health and well-being are affected by the downturn in the fisheries.

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Published: 2001
Towards social and economic inclusion: breaking the cycle of poverty in Atlantic Canada  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving16.pdf

Examines the impacts of social and economic exclusion of women and children and how inclusive public policies can lead to social inclusion.

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Published: 2001
Aging in poverty in canada

Examines the issues that impact on the economic vulnerability of seniors and offers recommendations.

Published: 2005
Economic costs of mental disorders and addictions  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/publications/factsheets/costs

Looks at the financial burdens mental health disorders and addictions can have on individuals, as well as workplaces and society as a whole.

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Published: 2003
Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights (Spanish)

Provides information, in Spanish, geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

Published: 2001
Rags and riches: wealth inequality in Canada  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/index.cfm?act=news&do=Article&call=418&pA=4B59033D&type=

Analyzes statistical data regarding wealth distribution in Canada. Demonstrates that there exists a persistant inequality in the distribution of wealth. Stresses that lone-parent families headed by women were the poorest of all families in Canada in terms of their wealth,just as lone-parent families headed by women are among the poorest families year after year in terms of their current incomes.

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Published: 2002
Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights  
http://sogc.medical.org/intl/pdfs/BOOKL_E.pdf

Provides information geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

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Published: 2001
Economic gender equality indicators 2000  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/publish/egei/010312-clark-e.pdf

Measures the balance of the experience of Canadian women and men in three domains: work, income and learning through the use of gender equality indicators developed in conjunction with Status of Women Canada.

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Published: 2001