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RebELLEs

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Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Organizers of the First Pancandian RebELLEs gathering in Montreal in 2008 and the second gathering in Winnipeg in 2011.

Email Address: 
info@rebelles.org

The Ontario women's health framework

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Translated Title: 
Le cadre pour l’amélioration de la santé des Ontariennes
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Echo: Improving Women's Health in Ontario
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A leadership tool to support improving the health of women and girls in Ontario and improving the quality and sustainability of Ontario’s health system. Provides practical action steps for improvement and establishes priority actions – some of which can be implemented immediately and at minimal cost.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Centre de santé des femmes de Montréal

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Support group/peer support

Encourages women to take charge of their  health care individually as well as collectively. Involved in developing alternative practices and works mainly in gynecological health. Offers an information health line, abortion services, and workshops on gynecological health.

Although services are offered in French and English , this website is in French only.

Primary Telephone: 
514-270-6110
Secondary Telephone: 
1-514-270-6114
Email Address: 
info@csfmontreal.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-270-6115
Street Address: 
3401 av de Lorimier
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2K 3X5

Tribute to a Fighter: S. Joyce Attis

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Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Madeleine Boscoe
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
Vol. 13 No. 2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The movement to raise public awareness in Canada about concerns associated with breast implants lost one of its most hard-working and committed advocates recently. Joyce Attis, known to many as the voice for breast implant victims, died in Toronto on November 25, 2010, following complications from surgery.

 

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Available online only
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 14800039

Because I am a girl: the state of the world's girls 2008 - special focus: in the shadow of war

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English
Translated Title: 
« Parce que je suis une fille » : la situation des filles dans le monde 2008 – le point sur les filles dans l’ombre de la guerre
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Online
Author: 
Nikki van der Gaag
Publisher: 
Plan International
Publication Date: 
2008

Reports on the double discrimination of gender and age that girls face, describing how this discrimination affects them during times of war.

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Reproductive health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women’s Refugee Commission
Publication Date: 
2011

Describes the Reproductive Health Program of the Women's Refugee Commission. Links to several resources on reproductive health for women in crisis settings, including a factsheet that outlines the issues and possible responses.

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Available online.

Guidelines for gender-based violence interventions in humanitarian settings

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English
Translated Title: 
Directives en vue d’interventions contre la violence basée sur le sexe dans les situations de crise humanitaire
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Online
Publisher: 
Inter-agency Standing Committee
Publication Date: 
2005

Describes how to prevent and respond to the sexual violence against women and girls that worsens during armed conflicts.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

To render ourselves visible: women of color organizing & Hurricane Katrina

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Alisa Bierria, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Mayaba Liebenthal, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Publisher: 
South End Press
Publication Date: 
2007

Excerpt from the book What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation discussing how women of color bear the brunt of compromised safety during a disaster and after.

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Katrina, natural disasters and sexual violence

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
New York City Alliance against Sexual Assault

Factsheet that explains why rapes often occur in the aftermath of natural disasters and other humanitarian crises.

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Available online.

The tsunami’s impact on women

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Oxfam International
Publication Date: 
2005

Oxfam Briefing Note that explains why and how the 2004 Asian tsunami hit women harder than men. 

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Available online.
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