Abortion

Abortion

The right to grieve: two women talk about their abortions

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Naomi
Heather
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article includes a conversation between two women about their abortion experiences. Addresses depression and grief. 

A case for lay abortion: learning from midwifery

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines the history of lay abortion. Seeks to close the gap between the pro-choice and midwifery movements. 

Selective abortion

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ingrid Deringer
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Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article draws connections between reproductive technologies, disability and eugenics. Shares a critic and statistical information from The Disabled Women's Network (DAWN). 

 


 

Thinking through infertility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jane Covernton
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

Legal assault: a feminist analysis of the law reform commission's report on abortion legislation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B. Lee
Vicki Van Wagner
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Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the devastating consequences of the Law Reform Commission's proposal on abortion. Suggests a feminist approach to women's health. 

No new law!

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Norah Hutchinson
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines the spectrum of reactions to the supreme court decision on abortion. The author indicates abortion as a catalyst for raising other women's health issues. 

 


Visions for women’s reproductive care: interview with two health activists

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics
Midwives Collective of Toronto
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares an interview with two health activists about development in the pro-choice struggle and the fight to legalize midwifery. Discuss the importance of shared visions and the complexities of balancing short and long-term strategies to achieve fundamental change. 


 

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. 

Why we need a canadian women's health network

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

The emotional turmoil of infertility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlie Manning
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the issue of infertility. Identifies reasons why infertility rates are rising. Addresses emotional aspects. Proposes stronger advocacy for people dealing with the problem of infertility. 

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