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Woman power & politics

Provides a resource to help guide women on getting or staying involved in government and politics, and on understanding where in our political systems women can maximize their power. Reviews options for democratic reform that would provide women with more access to political power and defines different forms of advocacy, including a feminist approach to organizing.

Published: 2003
Wounded workers: the politics of musculoskeletal injuries
Argues that musculoskeletal injuries affect the kind of health care patients receive, the way they are treated at their jobs, by their friends and families, and by their governments.
Published: 1998
The politics of breast cancer
Examines why funding levels for breast cancer research achieved extensive media coverage as well as attention and action from various government agencies between 1990 and 1993.
Published: 2001
A woman’s place is at the policy table… and how citizens’ assemblies are helping make that happen  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39372

Discusses Citizens' Assemblies, a new mechanism for decision-making in the political process that has the potential to bring more women to Canada's decision-making tables and to transform politics in the process.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


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Published: 1983