Domestic workers

Domestic workers

Don’t blame mother

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan Penfold
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an edited version of a speech given by Susan Penfold at the University of Toronto's Rosenstadt Lectureship in community medicine on December 5 1985. Presents historical data around the origins of mother blaming.  

Hazards in our household

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Harriet Rosenberg
Edition: 
Vol 5, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses house work and the environmental dangers of home workplace. Dangers of cleaning products. Potential dangers of appliances. 

Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada: a stalled development

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Cecilia Diocson
Charlene Sayo
Joy Sioson
Leah Diana
Luningning Alcuitas-Imperial
Sheila Farrales
Publisher: 
Philippine Women Centre of B.C.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Examines the economic, political and social barriers encountered by Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada. Presents recommendations and proposes policy changes to the Canadian and Philippine governments and key institutions in British Columbia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NURS.D56 2000

West Coast Domestic Workers Association

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Women in certain occupations
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

A non-profit organization dedicated to helping domestic workers with immigration and employment problems, providing support and counselling to domestic workers and improving the situation of domestic workers in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-4482
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@wcdwa.ca
Fax Number: 
604- 669-6456
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-669-4482
Street Address: 
302-119 West Pender St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011
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