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Women's health surveillance report: supplementary chapters  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_336_E&cw_topic=336&cw_rel=AR_342_E

Provides gender relevant analyses and considerations for policy and program development based on currently available national secondary health data and focuses on three issues: ethnicity and immigration, health care utilization and the relationship between income and health. Highlights gender differences and identify disparities in the distribution of determinants of health, health behaviours, health outcomes, health care utilization as well as vulnerable subgroups of women.

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Published: 2004
Gender, migration and citizenship resources project  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/gender_migration/index_e.html
Bibliography and literature review includes articles published in refereed journals since 1990 and some reports where gender, citizenship, migration, and health intersect in discussions of women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The feminization of health care migration: women pay the cost of global restructuring  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39468
Looks at the implications for women of richer countries' recruitment of health care workers from developing countries. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39469
Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Perceptions of grassroots people about human trafficking, migration and HIV/AIDS: a situational analysis
Reports on an analysis conducted as part of WOREC's (Women's Rehabilitation Centre) programme Integrated Prevention of Trafficking and HIV/AIDS in Women and Children in Nepal. Includes survey and interview results from five Nepalese communities on the subject of grassroots people's perceptions and knowledge about migration, trafficking and HIV/AIDS. Also includes recommendations on these three issues.
Published: 2002
Policy-relevant research on immigration and settlement - relevant for whom? A working document  
http://genderimmigration.inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca/
Examines migration and settlement experiences of immigrant women who settle in Canadian cities, in particular how gender structures the dynamics of migration and settlement, and the various dimensions of citizenship, and how gender intersects with other dimensions of difference. Includes a selected bibliography. (See Details)
Published: 2002
A comparative study of women trafficked in the migration process: patterns, profiles and health consequences of sexual exploitat  
http://action.web.ca/home/catw/attach/CATW%20Comparative%20Study%202002.pdf
Describes the patterns and consequences of sexual exploitation, migration, and trafficking of women in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Venezuela, and the United States. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Aboriginal Two-Spirit and LGBTQ Migration  
http://2spirits.com/MMHReport.pdf

A qualitative, community-based research project that explores the trajectories of migration of Aboriginal people who identify as Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) and the impact of mobility on health and wellness.

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Published: November 2010