Community education/development

Community education/development

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

White Ribbon Campaign

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Organization of men working to end violence against women (VAW). Campaigns are led by both men and women, even though the focus is on educating men and boys. In some countries it is a general public education effort focused on ending violence against women.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 920-6684
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@whiteribbon.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 920-1678
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-328-2228
Street Address: 
365 Bloor St. East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4W 3L4
Country: 
Canada

Health Nexus

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

A health promotion organization that works to help individuals and organizations to implement health promotion strategies that address the determinants of health and aim to enhance community well-being. Also strives to connect communities with resources, form partnerships, and advocate for change.


Primary Telephone: 
(416) 408-2249
Email Address: 
info@healthnexus.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 408-2122
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-397-9567
Street Address: 
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 301
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1Z8
Country: 
Canada

Rainbow Health Network

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Seeks to promote optimal health and wellness of people and communities of all gender identities and sexual orientations, including – and not limited to - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Intersex, Two-Spirit, Transsexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning people and allies. They are a volunteer network with limited resources whose activities are focused primarily in Toronto, and their advocacy and lobbying primarily in Ontario, but they are open to sharing information and support across provincial and national borders.

Primary Telephone: 
416-392-6878 ext 4049
Email Address: 
http://www.rainbowhealthnetwork.ca/contact/
Street Address: 
Box 822, Station A
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5W 1G3
Country: 
Canada

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

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Resource Language: 
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
Media Type: 
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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Order Information: 
Available online.

Katrina, natural disasters and sexual violence

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
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.

After the quake, depend on women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Marie St. Cyr
Publisher: 
Madre
Publication Date: 
2010

Using the context of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, discusses why women should be integral to designing and carrying out relief efforts.

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Order Information: 
Available online.

Atira Women’s Resource Society

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Housing

Vancouver organization committed to the work of ending violence against women through providing direct service, as well as working to increase awareness of and education around the scope and impact on our communities of men's violence against women and children.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 331-1407
Email Address: 
info@atira.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(604) 688-1799
Street Address: 
101 East Cordova Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1K7
Country: 
Canada

Co-operative Housing Federation of BC

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Housing

A co-operative association made up of member housing co-ops and related organizations, in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604.879.5111
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@chf.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604.879.4611
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1.866.879.4611
Street Address: 
200-5550 Fraser Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5W 2Z4
Country: 
Canada

Domestic violence relief fund

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
The Community Housing Land Trust Foundation

A manual for housing co-ops in BC to learn how they can welcome women who are victims of violence into their co-ops.

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Available online.
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