Reproductive rights

Reproductive rights

In whose interest?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sunera Thobani
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the impact of new reproductive technologies on women of colour. Calls on the white feminist movement to integrate anti-racism as an integral and vital part of feminism. 

 

 

Testing positive

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Darien Taylor
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the implications of HIV for women and how women's experiences with HIV are different from those of men. Explores the resources and support options available for women living with HIV.  


 

Legal assault: a feminist analysis of the law reform commission's report on abortion legislation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B. Lee
Vicki Van Wagner
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the devastating consequences of the Law Reform Commission's proposal on abortion. Suggests a feminist approach to women's health. 

No new law!

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Norah Hutchinson
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines the spectrum of reactions to the supreme court decision on abortion. The author indicates abortion as a catalyst for raising other women's health issues. 

 


Visions for women’s reproductive care: interview with two health activists

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics
Midwives Collective of Toronto
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares an interview with two health activists about development in the pro-choice struggle and the fight to legalize midwifery. Discuss the importance of shared visions and the complexities of balancing short and long-term strategies to achieve fundamental change. 


 

Whose womb Is It, anyway?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maggie Thompson
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the Baby R controversy, the story of how the B.C Family and Child Services Act had been successfully used to seize a fetus and thereby force a woman into unwanted surgery.  Explains how this case set a dangerous precedent for all pregnant women. 

New age procreation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rona Achilles
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the encroaching medicalization and commercialization of the reproductive process. Explores the pro's and con's of new reproductive technologies for women. 

 


Likhaan and the struggle for reproductive rights in the Philippines

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English
Translated Title: 
Likhaan et la lutte pour faire reconnaître les droits génésiques aux Philippines
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Rita Morbia
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2012

Discusses the history, philosophy and operations of Likhaan, one of the Philippine’s leading women’s health organizations. Likhaan works in three basic areas: delivery of primary healthcare through clinics for women by trained community health workers, support for grassroots organizing with women and youth groups, and research-based advocacy on national issues.

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Women and Health (report of online discussions)

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English
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Online
Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
January 2010

Part of a series of United Nations online discussions dedicated to the fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000); and was coordinated by WomenWatch, an interagency project of the United Nations Inter-agency Network on Women and Gender

Fédération du Québec pour le planning des naissances

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Publisher
Research
Support group/peer support
A feminist group of women and individuals making reproductive health and sexuality its priorities of work. The FQPN promotes access to critical and reliable information, freedom of choice, as well as accessible services making it possible for women to make enlightened decisions and to assume responsibility for their own sexual health.

 

 

Primary Telephone: 
514-866-3721
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@fqpn.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-866-1100
Street Address: 
405-110, rue Ste-Thérèse
City: 
Montrél
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2Y 1E6
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