Poor people

Poor people

Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Savarese
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968969267
PWHCE POVR.S28 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

"Something's got to change": research report: gender-inclusive analysis and housing policy development in Newfoundland and Labra

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
St. John's Status of Women Council
Publisher: 
St. John's Status of Women Council
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NL

Examines, through a gender-inclusive approach, housing issues of low-income women and other groups in Newfoundland and Labrador. Provides recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 097316851X
POVR.S66 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Improving the health of Canadians 2004

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English
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Author: 
Canadian Population Health Initiative
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on why some Canadians are healthy and others are not and underscores some of the choices communities face in creating more equal opportunities for good health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553923251 (Paper)
ISBN 1553923634 (PDF)

Leisure access: enhancing recreation opportunities for those living in poverty. A workbook prepared for the BC Health Research F

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Jennifer Fenton
Publisher: 
Leisure Information Network (LIN)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines ways to enhance recreation service provision for women living in poverty.

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If low-income women of colour counted in Toronto

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Punam Khosla
Publisher: 
The Community Social Planning Council of Toronto
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Finds that low-income women of colour in Toronto are isolated, overworked, subject to racism and discrimination, and chronically poor. Provides recommendations and stratefies to effect positive change.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894199073

Assessing the impact of social policy reform on women's health

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English
Translated Title: 
L'évaluation de l'impact de la réforme des politiques sociales sur la santé des femmes
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes the results of a research project that examined the impact of changes in social policy on the health of single mothers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH WOMH.M68 2001

Gender dimensions of user fees: implications for women's utilization of health care

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English
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Online
Author: 
Priya Nanda
Publisher: 
Elsevier Science
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Looks at the implications of user fees for women's utilization of health care services, based on selected studies in Africa.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.N36 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Originally published in Reproductive Health Matters 2002;10(20):127–134.

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Forms a non-profit human rights organization that promotes human rights in housing. Works to remove the barriers that keep disadvantaged individuals and families from accessing and retaining the housing they need.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 944-0087
Email Address: 
cera@equalityrights.org
Fax Number: 
(416) 944-1803
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-263-1139 (outside Toronto)
Street Address: 
517 College Street, Suite 315
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 4A2
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Fax found: "(416) 944-1803 and (613) 241-4657" Multiple Primary found: "(416) 944-0087 and (613) 789-2228" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "517 College Street, Suite 315" -- street2: "" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M6G 4A2" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "1066 Somerset Street West, Suite 302" -- street2: "" -- city: "Ottawa" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "K1Y 4T3" -- country: "Canada"

Social justice is good for our hearts: why societal factors, not lifestyles, are major causes of heart disease in Canada and els

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English
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Online
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Author: 
Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
CSJ Foundation for Research and Education
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.R37 2002
ISBN 0968853994

Rags and riches: wealth inequality in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Steve Kerstetter
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes statistical data regarding wealth distribution in Canada. Demonstrates that there exists a persistant inequality in the distribution of wealth. Stresses that lone-parent families headed by women were the poorest of all families in Canada in terms of their wealth,just as lone-parent families headed by women are among the poorest families year after year in terms of their current incomes.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886272912
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