Women's organizations

Women's organizations

A tribute to grassroots organizing for women's health: cases from around the world

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sara Torres (ed.)
Prabha Khosla (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women and Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON and Toronto, ON

Documents the struggles of resistance being waged by activists who attended the 9th International Women's Health Meeting and who continue to work at the local and regional levels.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894876075
WOMI.T75 2004
Notes: 
Review, Network Spring 2006: The 9th International Women’s Health Meeting was held in Toronto, from August 12th to 16th, 2002. The Meeting’s themes included sexual and reproductive rights, violence against women (state and non-state) and environmental health. Working in English, French and Spanish, over 450 women from 62 countries attended. The essays included in this publication give voice to the work being done by women’s health activists who attended the Meeting.

In for the long haul: women's organizations in Manitoba

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English
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Author: 
Joan Grace
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-MB
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Identifies the many diverse organizations that comprise the women's movement in Manitoba, and how these organizations and groups express their feminist ideas and how they undertake their political action strategies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886274435

Marching to different drummers: health advocacy groups in Canada and funding from the pharmaceutical industry

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores drug company funding of health and disease advocacy groups. Argues that it creates a conflict of interest that needs to be recognized and addressed.

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WHP PHAR.B38 2005

Transgender and women's substantive equality: discussion paper

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English
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
Sal Renshaw
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Raises and discusses questions of relevance to law reform initiatives pertaining to the relation between transgender and women's substantive equality rights.

Transgender and women's substantive equality: national consultation report

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English
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
cj Rowe
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of the discussions and overview of the National Consultation on Transgender and Women's Substantive Equality Rights.

Funding through the women's program: women's groups speak out

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English
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Paper
Online
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The Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a report based on the testimony of the diverse women's groups and equality-seeking organizations, from Newfoundland to British Columbia, which participated in two roundtables on funding.

Losing ground: the effects of government cutbacks on women in British Columbia, 2001-2005

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gillian Creese
Veronica Strong-Boag
Publisher: 
BC Federation of Labour
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the impact that government legislation and policy decisions are having on women in British Colubia. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Helping ourselves: a handbook for women starting groups

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Women's Counselling Referral & Education Centre
Publisher: 
Women's Press
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on what women need to know before starting a self-help group, how to assess if self-help is for them, how to contact other women to begin a group, how to start, how to develop skills, and how to end a group.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0889610967
SELF.D66 1985

Centro de Justicia Para Mujeres

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

Provides free advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other underserved communities of Sonoma County. Advocates for greater numbers of women and minorities in law enforcement. Committed to equal justice for all women and girls.

Primary Telephone: 
(707) 575-3150
Email Address: 
rdjustice@monitor.net
Street Address: 
250 Sebastopol Rd.
City: 
Santa Rosa
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
95407

Public policy toolkit

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Katherine Macnaughton-Osler
Publisher: 
Womenspace
Publication Date: 
2003

Works to contribute to the capacity of women's equality-seeking organizations to participate in the federal public policy process.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.P83 2003
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