Search Resources (English): Organizing, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Paving the highway to women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39834

Discusses the Internet as effective tool in the areas of organizing and collective action, developping public policy, disseminating knowledge and sharing ideas.

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Published: 1998
Women on listservs  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39756

Discusses how women's use of listservs can help share valuable health information.

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Published: 1998
Building a coalition on the "G" Case in British Columbia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39766
Discusses programs here activists on women and addictions issues and those working to prevent alcohol and drug-related development disabilities (ADRDD) work together. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Black women organize for health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article consists of an interview with one of the founders of the Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre about the black women's health conference "'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired." 

 

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Published: 1984
Daughters of the dispossessed: prostitution in the philippines  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discuses prostitution in the Philippines and how AIDS became an epidemic. Explains the role that poverty and tourism play in the sex industry. Prostitution as big business. How women are organizing themselves for support and access to health information.

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Published: 1988
Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article explores stories of women fighting for the environment in India; the nonviolent ecological movement in Uttar Pradesh, the great Bhopal tragedy and the 34 year fisherfolk agitation witnessed in the state of Kerala. Connections made between women, poverty and victims of environmental destruction.

 



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Published: 1989
The politics of breast cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article offers an in-depth look at breast cancer statistics and an analysis of the current struggle against it. Shares information about breast cancer research, available resources, fighting misconceptions and ongoing activism.  

 


 


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Published: 1992
Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article is an examination of the pressures women are under to conform to an unattainable standard of beauty and the double impact this has on women with disabilities. 

 

 

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Published: 1992