Indian women

Indian women

The colours of menopause

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article addresses the difference in the needs and expectations of non white women going through menopause. Shares stories of women from different cultures about menopause. 

 


 

 

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

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English
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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.

 

Unsafe by any name

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carla Marcelis
Mira Shiva
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Vol 7, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how the marketing of controversial drugs in developing countries demonstrates the power and priorities of the pharmaceutical industry. Example highlighted: Estrogen-Progesterone combination drugs. 

Labels, laws and access to health care: how history continues to affect health-care access for First Nations and Métis women

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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: 
Kathy Bent
Joanne Havelock
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 2
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence report, Entitlements and Health Services for First Nations and Métis Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Discusses how access to health services differs among Aboriginal people and how understanding the history behind these differences and what they mean for women is critical to improving health services used by Aboriginal women.

Healthy Navajo women: walk in beauty

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English
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Online
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Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
New Mexico

Presents a health promotion video, aimed at American Indian women, to build community awareness of breast and cervical cancer.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report (Inuktitut)

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English
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Paper
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada, in Inuktitut. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Chansonneuve
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

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ISBN 0973648937

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

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Aboriginal
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Paper
Online
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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.

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ISSN 14800039

The division of real matrimonial property on reserve lands

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English
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Online
Author: 
Louise Rock
Natasha Wallace
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Looks at the legal aspects, socio-political context and the factual elements that have either a direct or indirect impact on the division of matrimonial real property on reserve lands.

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ISBN 292277905X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Brief: study on the key legal issues affecting the subject of on-reserve matrimonial real property upon the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship and the policy context in which they are situated

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English
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Online
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Quebec Native Women
Publisher: 
Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Reports on the difficulties faced by First Nations women in regard to matrimonial property on Indian Reserves.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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