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Working to achieve health equity with an ethnic perspective: what has been done and best practices  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/ethnicity-0ct-04.pdf
Addresses issues related to health equity and victims of racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Menopause and midlife health of the 'strong black woman': African Canadian women's perspectives  
http://www.haac.ca/downloads/sbwplain.pdf
Reports on the experiences of health and well-being of middle-aged African Canadian women living in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Racism as a determinant of women's health: a workshop by Susan Edmonds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/racism/racism.pdf
Summarizes two presentations given by Susan Edmonds at York University and Women's Health in Women's Hands on 17 Septembet, 2001. Includes information about: the Black Women's Health Project/ Association of African Canadian Researchers; the history of settlement of black Nova Scotians; segregation in Nova Scotia and the impact on education; housing and living conditions; the impact of racism on the provision of health care services; the impact of racism on individual mental and physical health; gender; research progects of the Health Association of African-Canadians (HAAC); and, recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
A guide to Indigenous women's rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Agains  
http://www.forestpeoples.gn.apc.org/Briefings/Indigenous%20Rights/cedaw_guide_jan04_eng.pdf
Explores the procedures by which indigenous women can use the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to hold states accountable for human rights violations. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Teach me to thunder: a training manual for anti-racism trainers
Presents a guidebook that addresses the distinction between anti-racism and 'multicultural' approaches. Offers tips on how to carry out anti-racism training, including strategies to use in challenging situations.
Published: 1997
A recognition of being: reconstructing native womanhood
Describes how Native women are reclaiming their cultural traditions and creating positive and powerful images of themselves true to their heritage.
Published: 2000
Equality: the challenge of the new millenium - 13th biennial conference participant binder
Provides background information on the National Association of Women and the Law, workshop summaries, and relevant articles for participants of the 13th biennial conference on Women and Law.
Published: 2000
The two faces of Canada: a community report on racism
Presents a report card Canada’s progress in eliminating racism and related intolerance. It addresses issues that significantly affect disadvantaged groups, especially the Aboriginal, racially and otherwise visible, immigrant and refugee communities in Canada, such as education, justice, immigration, employment, health, and media. Provides quick reference to existing United Nations instruments and Canadian government priorities and short-comings with respect the official themes of the World Conference Against Racism
Published: 2001
Challenge the assumptions
Looks at how assumptions about race, a woman's place, sexuality, relationships, physical ability, equality and others, held by the dominant culture, restrict young women's lives.
Published: 1998
Public health responses to racism and domestic violence  
http://endabuse.org/health/ejournal/archive/1-4/responses_to_racism.php
Examines the intersections between racism, health, and domestic violence. Produces examples of integrated anti-racism principles into an organization's mission and services. (See Details)
Published: 2006