Farmers

Farmers

Rural feminism

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan Hundertmark
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shows how rural women in southern Ontario are fighting for their health. The impact of support and education on women's health.

How “Mad Cow” disease affects farm families and communities across Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol Amaratunga
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Sarah Crowe
Madhu Sindhwani
Allison Farber
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Demonstrates why there is a social imperative in understanding how "Mad Cow" disease has affected the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities (using a gender-based analysis) so that programs and policies can be put in place and evaluated to promote the health and well-being of Canadian farm, ranch and rural families.

Hidden actors, muted voices: the employment of rural women in Saskatchewan forestry and agrifood industries

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Diane Martz
Maureen Reed
Ingrid Brueckner
Suzanne Mills
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents the nature and limited extent of the employment experiences of rural women in the forestry and agri-food industries.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662434536
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Farm women and Canadian agricultural policy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carla Roppel
Annette Aurélie Desmarais
Diane Martz
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents critical issues that rural women and girls believe need to be fully integrated into Canadian agricultural policy.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662430093
WOMI.R67 2006
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Farm women speak out about stress

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Julia Allen
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents the findings of a study on farm stress and women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Federated Women's Institutes of Canada (FWIC)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Strives to inform women so they may make decisions which will improve the quality of life for themselves, their families, their communities and the world.

Primary Telephone: 
519-448-3873
Email Address: 
fwic@bellnet.ca
Fax Number: 
519-448-3506
Street Address: 
PO Box 209 359 Blue Lake Rd
City: 
St George
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N0E 1N0
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