Social justice

Social justice

North Coast Transition Society

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

The Hope Haven Transition House Society is a feminist organization committed to addressing family violence with and on behalf of our community. Dedicated to the empowerment of women and children. They provide safe, secure, and confidential refuge to women and children. They advocate social changes towards a non-violent society.  They provide and promote community awareness and education on violence against women and children and they provide ongoing support for women and their children to make independent decisions about their future.  These services shall be provided regardless of religion, race, colour, ethnic background, language, martial status, disability, class, sexual orientation. They do not charge fees for services provided.

Primary Telephone: 
250-627-8959
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nctspr@gmail.com
Fax Number: 
250-624-3919
Addt'l Street Address: 
PO Box 907
City: 
Prince Rupert
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8J 4B7

Towards a feminist political economy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Brian Murphy
Publisher: 
Inter Pares
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how gender-based analysis and feminist approaches can inform and infuse international social justice activism.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
FEMN.M87 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

1992 conference women and justice/injustice: eight years 'till 2000

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Women's Health Clinic
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a report on the 1992 conference "Women and Justice/Injustice."

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.C36 1992

Changing institutional agendas in health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Yasmin Jiwani
Publisher: 
FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the issues of inclusion, diversity, and social justice in the health care system. Argues that the current health care system is deeply gendered, raced, and classed. Highlights the impact of violence and racism on health and well-being and compares different models of culturally appropriate health care services.

Reclaiming our humanity

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sherri Torjman
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents ideas and concepts in order to begin articulating a social vision for Canada. Discusses the constitutional, political, social and economic context of social development and identifies key directions in social policy for the future. Sets out a vision of vibrant communities which provide support, promote inclusion and encourage learning.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553820045
VOLU.T67 2002

International Center for Research on Women

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of women in poverty,advance women's equality and human rights, and contribute to the broader economic and social well-being.

Primary Telephone: 
202-797-0007
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@icrw.org
Fax Number: 
202-797-0020
Street Address: 
302-1717 Massachusetts Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Polaris Institute

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Works with citizen movements in developing the kinds of strategies and tactics required to unmask and challenge the corporate power that is the driving force behind governments concerning public policy making on economic, social and environmental issues. Serves as a catalyst with constituency-based social movements, increasing their capacity to do their own strategic campaign planning on issues of vital concern to their members and allies.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 237-1717
Email Address: 
polarisinstitute@on.aibn.com
Fax Number: 
(613) 237-3359
Street Address: 
312 Cooper Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0G7

CSJ Foundation for Research and Education

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Forms an advocacy organization that seeks to strengthen the struggle for social justice.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 927-0777
Email Address: 
justice@socialjustice.org
Fax Number: 
(416) 927-7771
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-803-8881
Street Address: 
489 College St. Suite 303
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5

Social justice is good for our hearts: why societal factors, not lifestyles, are major causes of heart disease in Canada and els

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English
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
CSJ Foundation for Research and Education
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.R37 2002
ISBN 0968853994

Feminist perspectives on social inclusion and children's well-being

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Meg Luxton
Publisher: 
Laidlaw Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the policy concepts of social inclusion and exclusion in children’s policy from a feminist perspective. Argues that the feminist concept of social reproduction offers a corrective. Provides a framework for social inclusion that both invites debate about the maintenance and reproduction of society and makes children a priority.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.L89 2002
ISBN 0973074051
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