Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

"How many more sisters and daughters do we have to lose?": Canada's continued failure to address discrimination and violence aga

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Amnesty International Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines violence and discrimination against Aboriginal women in Canada, and provides recommendations to help stop it.

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Justice system's response: violence against Aboriginal girls

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kelly A MacDonald
Publisher: 
Justice for Girls
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores the roots of violence against aboriginal girls in BC and critically examines the judicial system's responses to it, making several imperative recommendations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A health and healing strategy for Aboriginal women

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English
Translated Title: 
Une stratégie de santé et de guérison pour les femmes autochtones
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Aboriginal Women’s Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues for a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women iin order to respect diversity, promote gender equality and reduce health disparities.

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All Nations Hope AIDS Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Increases awareness of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C among Aboriginal Peoples living in Saskatchewan. Provides educational workshops on prevention throughout the province. Offers support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C and to their families.

Primary Telephone: 
306-924-8424
Email Address: 
allnationshope@sasktel.net
Fax Number: 
306-525-3698
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-210-7622
Street Address: 
2815 5th Avenue
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4T 0L2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Beyond violence, preceded by The legend of the bird who couldn't fly anymore

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Christine Sioui Wawanoloath
Clotilde Pelletier
Publisher: 
Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents stories and testimonies on violence in Aboriginal communities. Created to be used as a reflection tool.

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ISBN 298036522X
VIOL.S56 1995

Apitendemowin: report of the first seminar dealing with sexual assault in the Aboriginal milieu

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English
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Paper
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents the findings of the seminar, including the recommendations and preoccupations of the Aboriginal milieu concerning sexual assault.

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ISBN 2980365297
VIOL.A65 2001

Quebec Native Women Inc

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Acts as a spokesperson in order to make known the needs and priorities of their members especially those concerning the issues of equality, rights and justice.

Primary Telephone: 
450-632-0088
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@faq-qnw.org
Fax Number: 
450-632-9280
Street Address: 
PO Box 1989, Business Complex River Road
City: 
Kahnawake
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J0L 1B0

Alarming rates of HIV/AIDS for Canada’s Aboriginal women: national response long overdue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Tracey Prentice
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines why Aboriginal women are over-represented in HIV/AIDS statistics. Argues that a national response to HIV/AIDS needs to be designed, developed and implemented by Aboriginal women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Canada needs a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Aboriginal
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Aboriginal Women’s Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues for the development of a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women that considers the perspectives of these important groups of women, and that examines overlapping health and healing options.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Creating healthy personal relationships: an information booklet for Aboriginal women

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick
Publication Date: 
2005

Discusses how to recognize the signs of abuse and also covers a range of possible solutions.

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