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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
Racism: a threat to women’s health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/networkmagazine/racismathreattowomenshealth

An annotated compilation of resources on the effects of racism on women’s health, in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21).

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Published: 2013
More than sexist ...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_1_Spring.pdf

This article discusses the use of sex selection and other reproductive technologies. Centres issues of race and class. 

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Published: 1991
The case against depo provera  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article discusses depo provera. Highlights the controversy of discriminatory and unsafe research methods, discusses the drug industry, potential health effects on women, racist practices. 

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Published: 1982
Black women organize for health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article consists of an interview with one of the founders of the Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre about the black women's health conference "'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired." 

 

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Published: 1984
In whose interest?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article explores the impact of new reproductive technologies on women of colour. Calls on the white feminist movement to integrate anti-racism as an integral and vital part of feminism. 

 

 

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Published: 1991
A population at risk  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

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Published: 1991
Immigrant women and psychiatrists  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article shares experiences of immigrant women undergoing therapy. Identifies some immigrant women's expectations, treatments and disillusions with therapy. 

 


 


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Published: 1991
Healthshock  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article explores some experiences of immigrant women accessing health care services in Canada. Suggests ways to begin to break down some of the barriers to access and equality that exist in our health care system between the health care worker  and the consumer of those services. 

 

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Published: 1991