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The Global Women’s Memorial Website: Creating a circle from which to speak in unison

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Christine McDowell
Lisa Schincariol
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses memorial activism, a new form of resistance to violence against women. Includes vigils, monuments, songs, gardens, plaques, and violence awareness campaigns that insist we remember the many women and girls, murdered and missing.

Aboriginal peoples and postsecondary education in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Michael Mendelson
Publisher: 
Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews empirical data about how Aboriginal peoples are doing in the postsecondary education system and what the data suggests about strategies to improve these results.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553822013
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and positions of influence in New Brunswick

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on women's participation in positions of influence, including government, judicial system, and education.

Aboriginal education in Winnipeg inner city high schools

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jim Silver
Kathy Mallett
Janice Greene
Freeman Simard
Publisher: 
Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Studies the educational circumstances of Aboriginal students in Winnipeg inner city high schools.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886272998
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Includes bibliographical references.

Science education for a science dependent culture

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ellen Larsen
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that everyone should receive adequate education that will enable them to understand scientific principles.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health."

Education and poverty: a gender analysis

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Zoe Oxaal
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Discusses contemporary debates on education and poverty and explains how a gender based analysis addresses women and girl's lack of access to education.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rannveig Traustadottir
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement.

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Includes bibliographical references.

National Women's Education Center

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Japanese
Services Provided: 
Training

Offers programs centered on practical training and research on women and family.

Primary Telephone: 
+81-493-62-6711
Email Address: 
webmaster@nwec.jp
Fax Number: 
+81-493-62-67
Street Address: 
728 Sugaya Ranzan-machi Hiki-gun
City: 
Saitama
Postal/ZIP Code: 
355-0292

Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 945-6897
Fax Number: 
(204) 948-2154
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-626-4862
Street Address: 
507-1181 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0T3

Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Advocacy

Promotes the importance of healthy, active lifestyles for Canadians and acts as the voice of professionals in health education, physical education and related disciplines. Develops programs and resources for professionals.

Primary Telephone: 
613-523-1348
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@cahperd.ca
Fax Number: 
613-523-1206
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-663-8708
Street Address: 
403-2197 Riverside Dr
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1H 7X3
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