Search Resources (English): Discrimination

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Fighting stigma and discrimination is fighting for mental health
Reviews the origins of stigma and discrimination and the main cansequences for people with mental illness, and those around them. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Filipino nurses in Canada
Discusses Filipino nurses who are being recruited into Canada to work under the Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP), not as nurses, but as nannies and 24-hour home support workers. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Women with disabilities & parenting
Discusses issues that women who have disabilities and are or want to be parents have including: societal attitudes, pregnancy counseling, pregnancy and birth support services, pregnancy and birth information, and difficulty accessing transportation. (See Details)
Indian registration: unrecognized and unstated paternity
Provides an overview of the relevant Indian Act provisions, current unstated paternity policy and causes and impacts of unstated paternity. Concludes with a critical appraisal of a variety of policy options and recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Mothering at the margins: an African-Canadian immigrant woman's experience
Discusses the complex ways in which institutionalized systems of oppression such as racism, sexism and classism interact to create different mothering experiences for women from marginalized groups. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article
Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement. (See Details)
Published: 1990
"How many more sisters and daughters do we have to lose?": Canada's continued failure to address discrimination and violence aga
Examines violence and discrimination against Aboriginal women in Canada, and provides recommendations to help stop it. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Transforming women's future: a guide to equality rights theory and action
Presents a resource for individuals and organizations that are or will be using law-related strategies to advance women's equality. Provides a framework to facilitate the development of advocacy strategies.
Published: 2001
The cost of homophobia: literature review of the economic impact of homophobia on Canada
Review research related to the negative results of homophobia on gays, lesbians and bisexuals (GLB), and the economic impact of such negative effects. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care
Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.
Published: 2000