Yukon

Yukon

Stop the violence in Yukon

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English
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Online
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CORE (Circles of Respect and Equality)
Publication Date: 
2006-
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YK

Provides quick access to information that will be helpful to women who are currently living with violence, as well as people wanting to help women who are living with violence.

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Strong women's voices, rural choices: report on the Northern Women's Issues Through a Rural Lens Project

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Author: 
Charlotte Hrenchuk
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Yukon Status of Women Council
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YK

Examines the issues and needs of rural Yukon women. Provides recommendations to address identified issues, inequities, provide choice and to improve the conditions of rural women's lives.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.H74 2004

Multiple roles, multiple voices - a survey of Yukon women: their concerns, their priorities

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English
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Government of Yukon Women's Directorate and Bureau of Statistics
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Government of Yukon Women's Directorate and Bureau of Statistics
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Provides quantitative data on Yukon women and qualitative data on their concerns and priorities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1550185535
WOMI.M85 1994

A cappella north: a survey of teenage girls in the Yukon

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English
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Author: 
Jane Koepke
Yukon Teachers' Association
Publisher: 
The Yukon Government Women's Directorate and Department of Education
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Explores the experiences of young women in Yukon, their concerns and the obstacles they face, including views on self image, violence against women, relationships with parents, gender issues, sexuality, and plans for the future.

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TEEN.A22 1995

Yukon Council on Aging

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Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a non profit organization dedicated to enhance the quality of life for Yukon Seniors and Elders by lobbying all levels of governments.

Primary Telephone: 
867-668-3383
Email Address: 
ycoa@yknet.yk.ca
Fax Number: 
867-668-6745
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 866 582-9707
Street Address: 
4061B - 4th Ave
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 1H1
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url (http://users.yknet.yk.ca/yukonseniors/) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

Works to advance the interests of women of Indian or Inuit ancestry in the Yukon including Status, Non-Status, Indians and Metis. Supports and enforces the Indian Rights of the Status Indian women and the civil and human rights of all native women in the Yukon and Northern B.C. Helps Indian women increase their feeling of adequacy and their sense of responsibility through planning, developing and managing self-help projects. Encourages Indian women to assume a more positive and active part in developing skills to support their people. Promotes and aids in the development and preservation of Indian culture, arts and handicrafts.

Primary Telephone: 
867-667-6162
Email Address: 
yawc@northwestel.net
Fax Number: 
867-668-7539
Street Address: 
202-307 Jarvis St
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 2H3
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Updated December 2011

Counting us in: a statistical profile of Yukon women

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English
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Paper
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Government of Yukon Women's Directorate
Publisher: 
Government of Yukon Women's Directorate
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse,YK

Provides an overview of the lives of women in the Yukon, using selected satatistical data and raises awareness of some of the issues facing Yukon women today. The report compares the lives of Yukon women and men, and those of Yukon women and Canadian women. It highlights areas where iniquities exist and persist as well as where policy may need to be focused or altered. It also likely identifies areas for further research, discussion and policy/program focus.

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HEST.W66 1999
ISBN 1550188526

BC/Yukon Society of Transition Houses

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Residence

Presents a non-profit association of transition houses, safe homes, second stage houses, and other groups which serve the needs of abused women and their children.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-6943
Secondary Telephone: 
1-800-661-1040
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
admin@bcysth.ca
Fax Number: 
604-682-6962
Street Address: 
Suite 325, 119 West Pender Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5
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