Women

Women

Women and HIV/AIDS: the context

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Canadian AIDS Society
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Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

States that women are fasting growing group of HIV infection and draws relationship between social factors that marginalize communities and their particularly detrimental effects on women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and trauma

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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Defines abuse-related trauma as feelings of distress, fear, and helplessness that come from being hurt and/or neglected in childhood. Identifies the effects of abuse-related trauma, describes how to find help, and provides information about treatment and recovery.

Mixed messages: women, tobacco and the media

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Health Canada
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
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Ottawa, ON

Results of a research project examining the representation of women and smoking in four media, including women's magazines, newspapers, films, and TV, between 1989 and 1994. Reveals that images of tobacco and smoking are present in media consumed by young girls and women. Also suggests that media does not portray women as independent or making healthy choices. Combined, these facts make it more difficult for girls and young women to avoid tobacco and make healthy lifestyle choices. Concludes by recommeding that young women be taught media literacy, and that anti-tobacco education and health promotion be developed that is addressed towards girls and young women.

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ISBN 0662227722
SMOK.M59 1996

Outreach notebook for the NIH guidelines on inclusion of women and minorities as subjects in clinical research

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National Institutes of Health
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National Institutes of Health
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Bethesda, ML

Developed in response to the 1994 NIH guidelines on the inclusion of women and minorities in clinical research. Seeks to address potential issues that may arise as a result of NIH's attempt to recruit greater numbers of women and minorities into clinical studies in an attempt to more accurately reflect these groups in medical studies. Developed to provide guidance of key issues in the recruitment and retention of individuals into studies to investigators and their research teams.

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WOMR.O88 2002

Women's Policy Office, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
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Central agency within the Newfoundland government coordinating the development of programs and policies for the benefit of women in the province. Their mandate is to achieve social and economic equality for all women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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info@gov.nl.ca

Womennet.ca

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Forms a feminist web site that provides the Directory of Canadian Women’s Resources, a searchable database of over 4,000 women’s groups in Canada, a Links Section, which contains thousands of annotated links to international and Canadian women’s sites, and a News and Resources, including Bulletin Boards. / Forme un site Web féministe offrant les ressources suivantes : l’Annuaire des ressources pour femmes du Canada, une base de données consultable qui regroupe plus de 4 000 groupes de femmes au Canada, une section Liens, qui regroupe des centaines d’hyperliens annotés vers des sites internationaux et canadiens de femmes, et une section Nouvelles et ressources, y compris des babillards d’information.

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Womennet.ca

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Forms a feminist web site that provides the Directory of Canadian Women’s Resources, a searchable database of over 4,000 women’s groups in Canada, a Links Section, which contains thousands of annotated links to international and Canadian women’s sites, and a News and Resources, including Bulletin Boards. / Forme un site Web féministe offrant les ressources suivantes : l’Annuaire des ressources pour femmes du Canada, une base de données consultable qui regroupe plus de 4 000 groupes de femmes au Canada, une section Liens, qui regroupe des centaines d’hyperliens annotés vers des sites internationaux et canadiens de femmes, et une section Nouvelles et ressources, y compris des babillards d’information.

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Women and the Canadian labour market: transitions towards the future

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Morley Gunderson
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the experiences of women from a variety of perspectives. Presents a multifaceted analysis examining women's participation in the labour market, the number of hours they devote to paid work, their earnings, where they work and their occupations. Also includes an analysis of the impact of policy initiatives as they pertain to women's participation in the labour market.

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EMPL.G86 1998

Women in Canada: a gender-based statistical report 2005

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Family and Social Statistics Division Statistics Canada - Housing
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Fifth edition
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, Ontario

Presents a portrait of Canadian women including their demographic profile, family status, health, educational attainment, labour force characteristics, and income levels.

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ISBN 0660195046 (print)
ISBN 0660195054 (PDF)
WOMI.W66 2006
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Issued also in French under title: Femmes au Canada : rapport statistique fondé sur le sexe.
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