Poverty

Poverty

Women and poverty

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English
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Author: 
Ghislaine Alleyne
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Briefly examines the impact of poverty on the health of women.

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Available in PDF and HTML formats.

Feminist perspectives on social inclusion and children's well-being

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English
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Meg Luxton
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Laidlaw Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the policy concepts of social inclusion and exclusion in children’s policy from a feminist perspective. Argues that the feminist concept of social reproduction offers a corrective. Provides a framework for social inclusion that both invites debate about the maintenance and reproduction of society and makes children a priority.

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CDEV.L89 2002
ISBN 0973074051

Inequality is bad for our hearts: why low income and social exclusion are major causes of heart disease in Canada

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English
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Dennis Raphael
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North York Heart Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

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ISBN 096894440X

Poverty is hazardous to women's health: and we can do something about it

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes findings and recommendations of Women's Health Clinic's study, "Women, Income and Health in Manitoba," which shows that women living in poverty may get sick and die sooner.

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ISSN 14800039

Empowerment in the context of poverty: low-income mothers in Saskatoon

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
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Kathryn Green
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the impact of poverty of the health of women.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Burden of poverty: no end in sight: poverty, unemployment and the decline in support and services among people with developmenta

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English
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Suzanne Smythe
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Burnaby Association for the Mentally Handicapped
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Burnaby, BC

Examines how people with developmental disabilities in British Columbia face barriers to services, employment and income. Provides recommendations to improve the BC Benefits program to meet the needs of those living on permanent disability (Disability II) in British Columbia.

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DISA.S69 2001

Taking action: mobilizing communities to provide recreation for women on low incomes

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents guidelines emerging from The Kamloops Women’s Action Project designed to address health needs of women living below the poverty line by encouraging involvement in community recreation.

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BCCEWH POVR.F75 2001
ISBN 1894356217
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Includes bibliographical references.

Healthy parents, healthy babies

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English
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National Council of Welfare
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National Council of Welfare
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines concerns before and during pregancy and during the first year of life, issues that could be addressed preventatively, rather than treating them after they have become a problem.

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CHEA.N38 1997
ISBN 0662257901
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Includes bibliographical references.

Interfaith reflections on women, poverty and population

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English
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Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Publisher: 
Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Presents speeches given at the 1996 conference entitled Women, Poverty and Population: A Call to Engagement for People of Faith. Discusses issues of poverty, population growth, consumption, and the well-being of women and children. Aims to encourage people of faith to transform their passive concern for these issues into active participation through measures that will help to better the lives of people throughout the world.

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POVR.I58 1996

"We did it together": low-income mothers working toward a healthier community

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathryn Green
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the determinants of health as they contribute to poverty of low-income mothers and their children. Makes recommendations to create more effective health promotion programs.

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ISBN 0968969216
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
Project #26
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Includes bibliographical references.
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