Equity

Equity

The Global Justice Center

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

The Global Justice Center is a human rights organization that works with judges,  parliamentarians and civil society leaders on the strategic and timely enforcement  of international equality guarantees.

Primary Telephone: 
212.725.6530
Email Address: 
info@globaljusticecenter
Street Address: 
25 East 21st Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
10th Floor
City: 
New York
Province: 
NY
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10010
Country: 
USA

Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations: synthesis papers

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Presents a series of synthesis papers for the International Think Tank on Reducing Health Disparities (September 2003).

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.R43 2004
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Brief on equality: Aboriginal women's perspectives

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English
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Online
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Quebec Native Women
Publisher: 
Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Presents the organization’s comments on some of the "Recommended Government Policy Focuses and Areas of Intervention" outlined by the Conseil du statut de la femme (Quebec).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Working to achieve health equity with an ethnic perspective: what has been done and best practices

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English
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Online
Author: 
Cristina Torres Parodi
Publisher: 
Pan American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Addresses issues related to health equity and victims of racial discrimination.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Monitoring equity in health and healthcare: a conceptual framework

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English
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Author: 
Paula A. Braveman
Publisher: 
ICDDR, B: Centre for Health and Population Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Bangladesh

Appears in the September 2003 issue of the Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (Vol. 21, No. 3). Aims at articulating a conceptual framework for monitoring equity in health and healthcare. Focuses on four main questions: what is health equity?; what is monitoring?; what are the essential components of a system for monitoring health equity?; and, why monitor health equity?

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 16060997

Action plan for Saskatchewan women: moving forward

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English
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Paper
Online
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Saskatchewan Status of Women Office
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK

Outlines goals and steps to be taken to ensure the economic equality and security, safety, health and well-being, and equitable partnership of women in that province.

Le Groupe de référence national des femmes sur la problématique du marché du travail

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Recherche

Forms an organization that functions as a network for women and women's organizations across Canada that exchanges information and builds consensus among members on labour market issues and gender, and other equity considerations. Ensures that the voices of those most disadvantaged within the labour market are included in all discussions and project designs. / Présente un organisme formé de représentantes de 17 organisations féminines nationales et de membres à titre personnel, sur la question de la femme sur le marché du travail et autres questions d'équité. Facilite la communications avec les organisations locales qui s'occupent de la formation des femmes et s'assure tout particulièrement que les plus défavorisées sur le marché du travail se fassent entendre dans toute discussion ou conception de projet.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 761-5549
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@nwrg-grnf.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 761-5527
Street Address: 
Suite 304 - 1306 Wellington Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Y 3B2

Framework for diversity: diversity in health services, human rights and employment equity initiatives in the Vancouver/Richmond

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English
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n/a
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Vancouver/Richmond Health Board
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents a resource and guide to assist with the planning and implementation of diversity-related policies, procedures and initiatives within the Vancouver/Richmond Health Region. It provides regional stakeholders an overview of the concepts and strategies that inform the work of implementation planning, and facilitates the communication and exchange of information that is vital to the success of stakeholder planning processes.

ISBN/ISSN: 
DISC.F73 2000

Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Spanish
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Advocacy

A non-partisan organization with an international mandate, created by Canada's Parliament in 1988 to encourage and support the universal values of human rights and the promotion of democratic institutions and practices around the world.

Primary Telephone: 
514-283-6073
Fax Number: 
514-283-3792
Street Address: 
1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. Est
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 1100
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2L 4P9
Country: 
Canada
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