Women's movement

Women's movement

Hazards in our household

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Harriet Rosenberg
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Vol 5, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses house work and the environmental dangers of home workplace. Dangers of cleaning products. Potential dangers of appliances. 

Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


Women in medicine: will it make a difference?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rhonda Love
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the possible effects of the influx of women in medicine. Questions whether more women in medicine will affect the quality of medical care for Canadians. Discusses enrollment patterns, specialty choices, productivity, the experience of medical school and potential changes in the dominant position of medicine. 

New Brunswick women’s history map

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English
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Online
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The New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

An online listing of sites and landmarks of importance to the history of women in New Brunswick. The website lists over 125 monuments, statues, residences, factories, schools, parks, gravestones and even sites where buildings once stood.  Includes representations of where events occurred related to women’s rights, where females first broke into traditionally male-dominated fields, where women’s groups acted for change, where adventure-seekers and creative minds left their stamp, and where strong and spirited women made herstory in the shadows, raising children, working for pay, running businesses and volunteering in their communities. The History Map can be searched by county, by name of a person or group and by keywords.

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Available online only.

Women’s equality has come a long way and we’re not finished yet

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Shari Graydon
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how on paper, in law, women's equality has come a long way, but that many inequities remain.

Cyberfeminism: from theory to practice

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English
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Online
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CJ Rowe
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Womyn's Voices
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines 'cyberfeminism' and discusses the role the Internet can play in the women's movement.

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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.

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ISBN 1894876075
WOMI.T75 2004
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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
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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.

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ISBN 0886274435

Women's organizing and public policy in Canada and Sweden

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Linda Briskin (ed.)
Mona Eliasson (ed.)
Publisher: 
McGill-Queen's University Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Highlights the practices of unions and political parties in both Canada and Sweden and the effect that women's organizing has had on the framing and implementing of public policy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
FEMN.B75 1999
ISBN 0773518916
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women and social change: feminist activism in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jeri Dawn Wine (ed.)
Janice L. Ristock (ed.)
Publisher: 
James Lorimer and Company, Publishers
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes feminist politics and activism in Canada.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.W66 1991
ISBN 1550283561
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Includes bibliographical references.
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