Asian Canadian women

Asian Canadian women

Menopause in Japan means konenki

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Margaret Lock
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the different experiences and understandings of menopause for women in Japan as compared to women in North America. Acknowledges the power of language in shaping our experiences. 

The colours of menopause

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article addresses the difference in the needs and expectations of non white women going through menopause. Shares stories of women from different cultures about menopause. 

 


 

 

South Asian Women's Community Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Hindi
Tamil
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

The South Asian Women’s Community Centre helps women achieve their full potential in the Québec and Canadian societies and also helps them become independent.

Street Address: 
1035 Rachel St. East
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
QC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
QC H2J 2J5
Country: 
Canada

The contribution of intimate partner violence to health disparities for women of color

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Phyllis W Sharps
Jacquelyn C Campbell
Publisher: 
Family Violence Prevention & Health Practice
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides an overview of the health consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV) for minority women including increased risk for HIV/AIDS and the hidden epidemic of forced sex.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15564827
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Cultural meal guide for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes (Vietnamese)

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Resource Language: 
Vietnamese
Translated Title: 
Thuc don cho phu nu binh tieu duong trong thoi ky mang thai
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Fairfield Health Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides a guide to healthy eating in pregnancy for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes, in Vietnamese.

Cultural meal guide for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Fairfield Health Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides a guide to healthy eating in pregnancy for Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes.

Study: fertility among visible minority women

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
The Daily
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses fertility rates among visible minority women, from 1996 to 2001.

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Barbie meets the bindi: discursive constructions of health among young South-Asian Canadian women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Tammy George
Geneviève Rail
Publisher: 
Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines young South-Asian Canadian women's understandings of what it means to be "healthy."

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Bone health and osteoporosis: a guide for Asian women aged 50 and older

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Suggests ways older Asian women can maintain healthy bones and prevent osteoporosis.

Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Gujarati
Hindi
Tamil
Urdu
Bengali
Pendjabi
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works toward preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS in South Asian communities, principally in the greater Toronto area. Offers programs in preventive education, advocacy, resource development, volunteer development, and support for people living with HIV and AIDS. Offers resources and services in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali and Gujarati.

Primary Telephone: 
416-599-2727
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@asaap.ca
Fax Number: 
416-599-6011
Street Address: 
126-20 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2H5
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