Refugees

Refugees

Women’s Refugee Commission

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Groups Served: 
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Advocates for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children and young people, including those seeking asylum—bringing about lasting, measurable change.

Primary Telephone: 
(212) 551-3115
Email Address: 
info@wrcommission.org
Fax Number: 
(212) 551-3180
Street Address: 
122 East 42nd Street
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10168-128
Country: 
USA

Annual report to parliament on immigration, 2006

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Publication Date: 
2006

An overview of federal-provincial/territorial agreements and joint initiatives, as well as a gender-based analysis (GBA) of the impact of Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).

Pathways to gender justice: a tool kit for people working in the immigrant and refugee serving sector in Canada

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Council for Refugees
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

A tool kit that provides guiding principles for gender equity work in the immigrant and refugee serving sector, explores gender analysis in detail, offers immigrant and refugee scenarios, examines how different aspects of our identity intersect with gender, looks at key recommendations for the sector, and provides a glossary of terms.

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Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant-serving agencies and to coordinate response to shared needs and concerns, OCASI is comprised of 170 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.

Primary Telephone: 
416-322-4950
Email Address: 
generalmail@ocasi.org
Street Address: 
110 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 200
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4R 1A3

Canadian Council for Refugees: gender-based analysis of settlement

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Council for Refugees
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Discusses the importance of gender-based analysis within the settlement sector, including in issues of health, education, sexuality, employment, and family relations.

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Breaking down the barriers: helping newcomers to Canada have healthy lifestyles

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Points out the special health care access needs experienced by those new to Canada. Describes services provided by clinics focusing on immigrant, refugee, and cross-cultural health care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Pan-Canadian sector council & immigrant dialogue: barriers affecting the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants into

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Coalition of Community-Based Employability Training
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Identifies and measures specific issues and barriers preventing the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants and refugees into the Canadian workforce.

The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Morton Beiser
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.R43 2004
Notes: 
<p>Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Cuidados medicos no Canada: um guia para Recem-chegados ao Ontario

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Portuguese
Translated Title: 
Health care in Canada: a guide for Ontario newcomers (Portuguese)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Dana Rudiak
Publisher: 
Newcomer Orientation to the Health System Project
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guide, in Portuguese, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals.

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Daryeelka caafimaadka Kanada: tusara dadka ku cusub Ontario

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Resource Language: 
Somali
Translated Title: 
Health care in Canada: a guide for Ontario newcomers (Somali)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Dana Rudiak
Publisher: 
Newcomer Orientation to the Health System Project
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guide, in Somali, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals.

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