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Women and community safety: a resource book on planning for safer communities  
http://www.saferfutures.org/pdf/01%20Safer_Eng_intro.pdf

Explores the process of developing an initiative using the Safety Audit as a tool for local governemtns and women's groups working together for change. Also includes exercises, tips, and strategies for success, as well as as references.

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Published: 2002
Personal security issues concerning women and girls  
http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/PDF/1-894598-04-0.pdf

Explores possible strategies to prevent gender-based crime. Discusses the consequences of this kind of crime for women, girls and the community as a whole.

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Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution  
http://www.aidslaw.ca/publications/interfaces/downloadFile.php?ref=203

Makes recommendations for change to the Criminal Code based on the available evidence and on the need to respect, protect and fulfil the health and human rights of sex workers.

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Published: 2005
Security matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/security_matters_prnt.pdf

Discusses some of the more common safety and security concerns for sex trade workers and provides tips on how to deal with them.

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Published: 2004
Dancing matters  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/pdfs/dancing_matters_prnt.pdf

Examines some of the most common health and safety concerns raised by exotic dancers and provides tips for how to deal with them.

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Published: 2004
Safety on the streets guide

Explains how to keep safe at a party, how to develop a safety flan for different social situations, what to do if walking in an unfamiliar neighborhood, and what to do if your out and someone you don't know comes up to you.

Published: 1999-2004
Safety on the Internet: a guide for teens

Explains what a web address is, if you can trust anyone on the internet, what you should know if you want to start using the internet, what kind of on-line name you should have, what a profile is, what to do if you get to an inappropriate web site, what Iming is and is it safe, what a chat room is and is it safe. It also talks about downloading information, what is proper internet etiquette, if you should share your password with your friends, if there is anything you shouldn't tell someone on the internet and there is a lot more information.

Published: 1999-2004
Action plan for Saskatchewan women: moving forward

Outlines goals and steps to be taken to ensure the economic equality and security, safety, health and well-being, and equitable partnership of women in that province.

Published: 2003
Barefoot research: a workers' manual for organizing on work security  
www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/ses/info/publ/barefoot.htm

Describes the changes in economy and how it's resulted in increased economic insecurity and inequality in the workplace. Demonstrates these changes have weakened the voices of workers and results in a decline in working conditions.

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Published: 2002
The unwritten story of women's role in the birth of occupational health and safety legislation  
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10079400

Accounts for women's role in the formation of trade unions and development of collective bargaining, as well as in labour's historical struggle to improve day-to-day conditions from the late 1900s to the underground work of the 1950s and on to the 1970 passage of the US Occupational Safety and Health Act. (See Details)

Published: 1999