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Fertile ground, health harvest: a decade of prairie women's health centre of excellence  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/10YearReviewCOMPLETE.pdf

This report is a 10 year retrospective of the work of the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence.  Fertile Ground, Healthy Harvest builds on the 5 year retrospective, Seeds of Change, celebrating successes and accomplishments and outlining plans for the years ahead.

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Published: November 2007
Why we need a canadian women's health network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

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Published: 1982
Working with violence  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_3_Summer.pdf

In the following article, three women who work at an emergency shelter for women are asked to talk about the impact of their work. 

 

 


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Published: 1984
The birth of a network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article describes the making of Canada's Women's Health Network. Shares components, objectives and questions to consider. Lists provincial network contacts. 

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Published: 1987
An uncertain well-being: weight control and self control  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses weight preoccupation as a women's health issue and as a feminist issue. Illustrates how women can work together to create change in their lives. Examples given of programs that focus on empowerment to increase self esteem and sense of self direction. 

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Published: 1987
Body image/body politic : a world without dieting  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses weight preoccupation and alternatives to dieting. The effects of social stigma and the medicalization of women's bodies. Introduces the Toronto based program Beyond dieting, an alternative program for large women. 

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Published: 1989
Legal assault: a feminist analysis of the law reform commission's report on abortion legislation  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses the devastating consequences of the Law Reform Commission's proposal on abortion. Suggests a feminist approach to women's health. 

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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
In our own words  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_1_Spring_Summer.pdf

This article profiles several feminist organizations and programs. Highlights organizations working to support the elderly, immigrant women, women and mental health,  gay and lesbian communities, francophone women, women working as prostitutes, women with addictions, etc. 


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Published: 1993
In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



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Published: 1993