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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
Mi’kmaq women and health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_3_Fall_Winter.pdf

This article speaks to the health issues that face the Mi'kmaq people today that are directly related to the effects of colonization. Illustrates how Mi'kmaq women are reclaiming their traditional healing role. 

 

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Published: 1992
Health carelessness and the plight of immigrant women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_4_Winter_Spring.pdf

This article shares stories of immigrant women living in Manitoba. Examines what can happen to newcomers who need medical care, yet are still struggling to understand the health-care system, its culture and society. Illustrates the challenges immigrant women face in having their needs met. 

 


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Published: 1993
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence   
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39430

Discusses how Aboriginal women are over represented as victims of racialized, sexualized violence, and too often targeted because of their gender and their Aboriginal identity. Takes a look at the Sisters in Spirit initiative which was put in place to address the alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Midwifery in transition  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article discusses the regulation of midwifery and white privilege. Explores how white midwifery can work to create an  inclusive practice in order to provide appropriate care for a diversity of women. 

 


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Published: 1993