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Mothers: the first environment

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Katsi Cook
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the reproductive health effects of industry resulting in toxic contaminants in the air, water, soil and food chain. Shows how communities can respond with the example of the resistance of Mowhawk women and The Akwesasne Mother's Milk Project.

 


 



Medical malepractice

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
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Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses women and the medical industry. Lists guidelines for women seeking alternative care. 

Where have all the nurses gone?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
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Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses changes in nurses training and new hospital management strategies. Illustrates how the work environment for nurses has transformed and introduces the controversy of technology vs hands-on care.  

Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Doris Marshall
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

Ethics and pornography

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English
Owning Org: 
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. 

Double exposure the fight against reproductive hazards in the workplace

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marianne Langton
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vol 1, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses exclusionary practices by industries; how often women have been excluded from jobs traditionally worked by men that may involve occupational hazards to reproduction; Discusses risks for men; Calls for improvement of work environment rather than discrimination of workers; Includes excerpt from “Workplace Hazards to Reproduction” Jennifer Penney, Health November 1978.

International trade: putting gender into the process: initiatives and lessons learned

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English
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Online
Author: 
Soraya Hassanali
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines domestic consultative mechanisms for the development of international trade policy, and reviews efforts taken to integrate gender issues into international trade negotiations both nationally and internationally.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662661974
WOMI.H37 2001
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Commerce international : intégration des considerations liées à l'égalité entre les sexes dans le processus d'élaboration des politiques : initiatives et leçons.

Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment

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English
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Paper
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Christine Cleghorn
Natalie Edelson
Sue Moodie
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Yukon Conservation Society [and] Yukon Status of Women Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.

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WOMI.C53 2001

Lifting the veil of secrecy: corporate support for health and environmental professional organizations, charities, and industry

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Center for Science in the Public Interest
Publisher: 
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides a listing of corporate support, and potential influence on, American organizations concerned about science, health, and the environment.

Integrity in Science Project

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral

Forms an organization that seeks to: raise awareness about the role that corporate funding and other corporate interests play in scientific research, oversight, and publication; investigate and publicize conflicts of interest and other potentially destructive influences of industry-sponsored science; advocate for full disclosure of funding sources by individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations that conduct, regulate, or provide oversight of scientific investigation or promote specific scientific findings; encourage policy-makers at all levels of government to seek balance on expert advisory committees and to provide public, web-based access to conflict-of-interest information collected in the course of committee formation; encourage journalists to routinely ask scientists and others about their possible conflicts of interests and to provide this information to the public.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 332-9110 ext. 307
Email Address: 
billf@cspinet.org
Fax Number: 
(202) 265-4954
Street Address: 
The Center for Science in the Public Interest 1875 Connecticut Ave, N.W., Suite 300
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009-5728
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