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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Governmental Body
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Korean
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Research
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The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

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Email Address: 
http://www.epa.gov/planandbudget/contactus.html

Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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The principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. They offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights. They are a part of the United Nations Secretariat.

Primary Telephone: 
+41 22 917 9220
Email Address: 
InfoDesk@ohchr.org
Street Address: 
Palais Wilson
Addt'l Street Address: 
52 rue des Pâquis
City: 
CH-1201 Geneva
Country: 
Switzerland

Tribute to a Fighter: S. Joyce Attis

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Madeleine Boscoe
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
Vol. 13 No. 2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The movement to raise public awareness in Canada about concerns associated with breast implants lost one of its most hard-working and committed advocates recently. Joyce Attis, known to many as the voice for breast implant victims, died in Toronto on November 25, 2010, following complications from surgery.

 

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Available online only
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 14800039

Guidelines for gender-based violence interventions in humanitarian settings

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English
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Directives en vue d’interventions contre la violence basée sur le sexe dans les situations de crise humanitaire
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Online
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Inter-agency Standing Committee
Publication Date: 
2005

Describes how to prevent and respond to the sexual violence against women and girls that worsens during armed conflicts.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

The tsunami’s impact on women

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English
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Online
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Oxfam International
Publication Date: 
2005

Oxfam Briefing Note that explains why and how the 2004 Asian tsunami hit women harder than men. 

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Available online.

Alcohol and the elderly

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English
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Online
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International Center for Alcohol Policies

One of a series of online resources discussing alcohol research, offering a gendered look at alcohol use among the elderly.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographic references.

Worldwatch Institute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Focuses on the 21st-century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty by developing and disseminating solid data and innovative strategies for achieving a sustainable society.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 452-1999
Email Address: 
worldwatch@worldwatch.org
Fax Number: 
Fax: (+1) 202.296.7365
Street Address: 
1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW
City: 
Washington, D.C.
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036
Country: 
Canada

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Health promotion
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The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Community education/development
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Works to cause policy, institutional and individual change that will improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.

Primary Telephone: 
416-594-3773
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awid@awid.org
Fax Number: 
416-594-0330
Street Address: 
150-215 Spadina Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2C7
Country: 
Canada
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