Community development

Community development

When women count: resource manual on unpaid work

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lisa Zanyk
Publisher: 
Mothers Are Women
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses women's unpaid work and how unpaid work fits into the context of our lives.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.Z36 1999
ISBN 0968511503
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Review, Network Fall 1999: Put out by Mothers are Women (MAW), this resource manual declares itself the most complete resource available on unpaid work, and well it should. It includes detailed analysis of women's unpaid work, discussion by some of Canada's foremost writers and researchers of how unpaid work fits into the context of our lives, highlights of the unpaid work movement in Canada and around the world, and a guide to personal activism as well as a complete reference list. Workshop materials are also provided, with detailed instructions for facilitating a workshop.

Women's Human Rights Resources

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
Bora Laskin Law Library, 84 Queen's Way, University of Toronto
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2C5

The Client Rights Project

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

The Client Rights Project is a community based coalition between Feminist Advocates for Counselling Ethics (FACE), Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR), and Women's Counselling Referral and Education Centre (WCREC). As a coalition, we share an understanding that the violations which occur in the therapy relationship not only harm clients, but also erode the communities where all clients and therapists live and work.

Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
n/a
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a

Enclosures of the mind: intellectual monopolies: a resource kit on community knowledge, biodiversity and intellectual properties

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Anne Gilles, editor
The Rural Advancement Foundation International
Publisher: 
Community Biodiversity Development and Conservation Program
Publication Date: 
1996

Provides a short history of intellectual property over living organisms, and includes basic information about the significance of intellectual property for rural communities - especially in the South. Includes sections on bioprospecting and biopiracy, and summarizes how the new World Trade Organisation effectively globalizes Northern concepts of intellectual property over life.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
NRGT.R87

WomanSource Documentation Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

WomanSource is a comprehensive specialized collection of women and development materials. The collections include both print and nonprint current materials such as handbooks, directories, field reports, unpublished papers, books, working papers, training materials, conference reports, subject and organizational files, funding files, periodicals, tapes, videos, slides, and clippings. Materials are collected in English and Spanish. Some ephemeral in French, Arabic and Portuguese. Other services include online access to the Internet, a database of recently published books and over 800 periodicals, research services for a fee, access and participation in electronic mail conferences, networking among Women's Documentation Centres; a document exchange program, capacity building workshops in Information and Communications as well as monitor and evaluation of policies.

Primary Telephone: 
212- 687-8633
Email Address: 
wsource@igc.apc.org
Fax Number: 
212- 661-2704
Street Address: 
International Women's Tribune Centre, 777 United Nations Plaza
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10017

Women and Environments Education and Development Foundation

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Publisher

A non-profit, charitable and voluntary organization born out of the vision of a group of women to provide a forum for the discussion of issues and concerns on the impact of our built, natural, and physical environments on Women's Health. WEED is the umbrella organization for the publication WE International (formerly Women and Environments) and the organization Women's Network on Health and the Environment (WNH&E).

Primary Telephone: 
416-928-0880
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
we.mag@utoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
416-928-9640
Street Address: 
517 College St, Suite 233
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 4A2

Making a difference in your community: a guide for policy exchange

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Audrey Danaher
Carolyn Kato
Publisher: 
Ontario Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This document contains: Community Stories; Chapter 1: Introduction, Chapter 2: Fostering Community Change with Policy, Chapter 3: Identifying and Analyzing the Problem, Chapter 4: Assessing Community Support, Chapter 5: Deciding What to Do: Setting Goals and Objectives, Chapter 6: Getting the Support of Decision-Makers, Chapter 7: Choosing Your Strategies, Chapter 8: Assessing Resources, Chapter 9: Building People Power, Chapter 10; Taking Action, Chapter 11: Evaluation, Chapter 12: Implementing Policy, Chapter 13: Policy in Different Settings, Chapter 14: Conclusions; Resources.

The challenges ahead for women's health: BC women's community consultation report

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
British Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Centre Society
Publisher: 
British Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Centre Society
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, British Columbia

Describes the results of a province-wide community consultation requested by the Minister of Health that identifies the role of BC Women's in improving the health status of women in the province, increases awareness in the province of the range of BC Women's programs and services, identifies ways in which BC Women's could work with other organizations to promote women's health in this province, and explores the perceptions of women's health needs. The report reached more than 600 women in communities across BC and almost 200 health service providers. It highlights the major themes and issues and lays a foundation for improvements within BC Women's. This report is designed to help increase understanding of women's experiences and foster renewed impetus to implement change.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.C48 1995

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Families
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development
Residence
Housing

IRCOM strives to empower newcomer families to integrate into the wider community through affordable transitional housing, programs, and services.

Primary Telephone: 
204-943-8465
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ircom.ca
Fax Number: 
204-943-4810
Street Address: 
95 Ellen St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3A 1S8
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West End Seniors Centre

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Groups Served: 
Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Day services
Counseling
Housing

Age & Opportunity Inc. is a not for profit social service agency that offers life-enhancing programs and services to older adults 55+ living in the province of Manitoba. Age & Opportunity's programs and services support and enhance the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual lives of older persons and actively promote participation in all aspects of community life.

Primary Telephone: 
204-772-9581
Email Address: 
we@ageopportunity.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-786-8661
Street Address: 
715 Telfer St N
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 2Y6
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