Search Resources (English): Urban populations

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Women's poverty in cities

Provides a sketch of poverty with some figures and a discussion of its measurement. Discusses the discriminatory economic and social policy changes in the country that violate women’s social and economic rights.

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Published: 2005
National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments
Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Towards a new paradigm for research on urban women's health
Studies the social determinants that affect urban women's health and suggests new directions for health research. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Improving the health of Canadians: an introduction to health in urban places
Explores the patterns of health between and within Canadian cities as well as how the social and physical aspects of urban neighbourhoods and housing may be linked to people's overall health. It reviews the latest research, presents new analyses and explores relevant policies and programs. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Tenuous connections: urban Aboriginal youth sexual health and pregnancy
Examines the issue of adolescent pregnancy in the urban Aboriginal community and includes broader questions about youth sexuality and sexual health. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women's health and urban life
Addresses a wide range of topics that directly or indirectly affect both the physical and mental health of girls, teenage and adult women living in urban or urbanizing pockets of the world. (See Details)
Published: 2002-
National Aboriginal Health Organization Urban Aboriginal Health Centres Meeting, March 19-21, 2002, Winnipeg, Manitoba: final me
Summarizes opening and closing speeches, addresses, plenary sessions, and question and answer sessions from the Urban Aboriginal Health Centres meeting in March 19-21, 2002. Contains summaries of all topical presentations, namely: Who and what is NAHO?; Traditional knowledge and issues arising from its application; Aboriginal health services in the urban environment: a doctor's perspective; Aboriginal health: a new perspective; The medicine shield: model for HIV prevention and intervention; Aboriginal health and wellness standards. (See Details)
Published: 2002