Community health

Community health

Visioning - the Canadian Women's Health Network: sharing information is essential

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Fraser
Barbara Mintzes
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Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is intended to stimulate discussion about the need for building a Canadian Women's Health Network. 

 

Health on stage

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


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

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B. Lee
Vicki Van Wagner
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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. 

Achieving health for all: the epp report

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
DArcy McKillop Farlow
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Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines The Epp Report. Discuses the proposed movement from the individual model. Illustrates the value of the report in terms of health promotion and health strategies.

Weeds, wildflowers and women

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Guberman
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes various plants, their uses, nutrients they offer and ways to prepare them. 

Cultivating community : co-operative gardening

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joan Riggs
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article promotes community organized gardens and their social benefits. Defines Eco-Feminism. Gives examples of successful community garden projects. Lists ways to start a garden in your neighbourhood. 

 


Sharing the menopause experience

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sidney Thomson
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains how menopause workshops encourage sharing and demedicalize menopausal transitions.  

Portraits of women in health

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Afua Cooper
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates in portraits how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women are working to eradicate the bias they face while accessing the health care system.  Examines how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women enrich the existing system by incorporating the wisdom of other cultures. 

Ethics and pornography

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rabbi Elyse Goldstein
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Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to violence against women and the lack of response and direction from religious leaders. The author defines pornography and ethics in a theological way. 

Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
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Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


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