Advocacy

Advocacy

Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pamela Philipose
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

 

The politics of artificial light

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Roberta Rivers
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

 This article addresses our increased dependency on artificial light, specifically fluorescent light. Describes how this increased dependency came to be. identifies how this change in our environment has impacted our bodies and biological rhythms. Explains how artificial light differs from the sun. 

Public Citizen

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

A nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest group founded in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and the courts.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 588-1000
Email Address: 
hrg1@citizen.org
Street Address: 
Member Services, Health Research Group, Litigation Group and Communications Office
Addt'l Street Address: 
1600 20th Street NW
City: 
Washington, D.C.
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009
Country: 
USA

Mental health consumer/survivor advocacy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Francine Vezina
Publisher: 
National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Provides guidance for mental health consumer and/or survivors who wish to become advocates for another person or for themselves.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.V49 2003

Consumer/survivor community participation

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Francine Vezina
Publisher: 
National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Discusses the benefits of community participation for mental health consumers, and includes tips.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MENH.V49 2003

kickaction: girls and young women acting for social change

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
POWER Camp National
Publication Date: 
2006-
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents a web site for girls and young women who are acting for positive change in their lives, families, communities and governments.

Womenlead in the fight against AIDS

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English
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Online
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The Centre for Development and Population Activities
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Presents the profiles of twelve women who are on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Looks at how the pandemic affects the lives of women and their families, and the way forward.

Intersectional feminist frameworks: an emerging vision

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English
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Author: 
Bénita Bunjun
Jo-Anne Lee
Suzanne Lenon
Lise Martin
Sara Torres
Marie-Katherine Waller
Publisher: 
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores and discusses the contributions of intersectional feminist frameworks (IFFs) to alternative approaches to re-envisioning policy change and advocacy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Social and medical advocacy with transgender people and loved ones: recommendations for BC clinicians

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Catherine White Holman
Joshua Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Outlines recommendations for clinicians on how to effectively advocate on trans-specific issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.

An advocacy guide for trans people and loved ones

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
AJ Simpson
Joshua Mira Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides examples, tips, and strategies for transgender people and their supporters to advocate effectively.

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