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Restructuring and women's health: the fisheries crisis in Newfoundland  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Examines the relationship between restructuring and women's health in a fisheries-dependent region of Newfoundland in the wake of the groundfish crisis.

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Published: 2001
Corporate relationships at the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health: a time to choose
Discusses the role of industry support in the work of the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health. The Centres of Excellence face reduced government funding and the maximization of their resources, in search of funding they may enter into relationships with for-profit organizations; however, the centres must evaluate this option carefully. NGOs must look at the impact such a connection could have on the organization's mission, existing sector partners and collaborators, and internal culture. This paper weighs the pros and cons of developing relationships with for-profit organizations.
Published: 1999
Lifting the veil of secrecy: corporate support for health and environmental professional organizations, charities, and industry   
http://cspinet.org/new/pdf/lift_the_veil_guts_fnl.pdf
Provides a listing of corporate support, and potential influence on, American organizations concerned about science, health, and the environment. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment
Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.
Published: 2001
International trade: putting gender into the process: initiatives and lessons learned  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/0662661974/index_e.html
Examines domestic consultative mechanisms for the development of international trade policy, and reviews efforts taken to integrate gender issues into international trade negotiations both nationally and internationally. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Where have all the nurses gone?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses changes in nurses training and new hospital management strategies. Illustrates how the work environment for nurses has transformed and introduces the controversy of technology vs hands-on care.  

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Published: 1988
Medical malepractice  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses women and the medical industry. Lists guidelines for women seeking alternative care. 

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Published: 1989
Mothers: the first environment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_4_Winter_Spring.pdf

This article discusses the reproductive health effects of industry resulting in toxic contaminants in the air, water, soil and food chain. Shows how communities can respond with the example of the resistance of Mowhawk women and The Akwesasne Mother's Milk Project.

 


 



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Published: 1993
Double exposure the fight against reproductive hazards in the workplace   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses exclusionary practices by industries; how often women have been excluded from jobs traditionally worked by men that may involve occupational hazards to reproduction; Discusses risks for men; Calls for improvement of work environment rather than discrimination of workers; Includes excerpt from “Workplace Hazards to Reproduction” Jennifer Penney, Health November 1978.

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Published: 1980
Ethics and pornography  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article speaks to violence against women and the lack of response and direction from religious leaders. The author defines pornography and ethics in a theological way. 

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Published: 1984