Racism

Racism

The case against depo provera

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janis Sarra
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses depo provera. Highlights the controversy of discriminatory and unsafe research methods, discusses the drug industry, potential health effects on women, racist practices. 

Racism: a threat to women’s health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Network Magazine
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CWHN
Publication Date: 
2013

An annotated compilation of resources on the effects of racism on women’s health, in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21).

Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
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Native Women’s Association of Canada
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how Aboriginal women are over represented as victims of racialized, sexualized violence, and too often targeted because of their gender and their Aboriginal identity. Takes a look at the Sisters in Spirit initiative which was put in place to address the alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence

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Sisters in Spirit initiative addresses alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Examines the urgent state of affairs regarding the safety of Aboriginal women in Canada. Discusses the Sisters In Spirit Initiative.

Public health responses to racism and domestic violence

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English
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Online
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Joanne Brewer
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Family Violence & Health Practice
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines the intersections between racism, health, and domestic violence. Produces examples of integrated anti-racism principles into an organization's mission and services.

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ISSN 15564827

Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lynda Brunen
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Northern Secretariat of the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Prince George, BC

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Menopause and midlife health of the 'strong black woman': African Canadian women's perspectives

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English
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Josephine Etowa
Barbara Keddy
Brenda Beagan
Felicia Eghan
Charlotte Loppie
Wanda Thomas Bernard
Sharon Davis-Murdoch
Jacqueline Gahagan
Anne Houston
Susan Edmonds
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Health Association of African Canadians
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Reports on the experiences of health and well-being of middle-aged African Canadian women living in Nova Scotia.

Health care for black women: exposing myths and misconceptions

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English
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Online
Author: 
Karen Ramlall
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines how racism and other determinants of health affects the health of black women.

Income of Black women in Canada

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English
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Paper
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Margaret Ann Bruhier
Glenn Drover
Publisher: 
Canadian Association of Social Workers
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the level and distribution of income among African Canadian women. Explores the impact of racism on education and employment.

ISBN/ISSN: 
POVR.B78 2005
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