Government policy

Government policy

Farm women and Canadian agricultural policy

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English
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Author: 
Carla Roppel
Annette Aurélie Desmarais
Diane Martz
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents critical issues that rural women and girls believe need to be fully integrated into Canadian agricultural policy.

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ISBN 0662430093
WOMI.R67 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

Losing ground: the effects of government cutbacks on women in British Columbia, 2001-2005

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English
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Online
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Gillian Creese
Veronica Strong-Boag
Publisher: 
BC Federation of Labour
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the impact that government legislation and policy decisions are having on women in British Colubia. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The framing of poverty as "child poverty" and its implications for women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Wanda Wiegers
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the sources and implications for women of a focus on 'child poverty' in state policy discourse in Canada.

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ISBN 0662322177
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Établissement du cadre de la pauvreté dans le contexte de la pauvreté chez les enfants et les incidences sur les femmes.

Gender-based analysis (GBA): performance measurement of its application

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English
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Online
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provide Government of Canada departments with a template to measure the application of Gender-Based Analysis and plan for future evaluation of its effectiveness/impact relative to outcomes.

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The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada

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English
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Online
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Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents an overview of the funding and program components of the Federal Initiative. Outlines the history of Canada's HIV/AIDS strategy and the need for a new initiative to address the root causes of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada.

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ISBN 0662386922

A woman in my position: the politics of breast implant safety

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English
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Paper
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Linda Wilson
Dianne Brown
Publisher: 
NC Press Limited
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes the author's medical and emotional ordeal with breast implants.

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BREA.W55 1995
ISBN 1550210904
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women's work is never done: comparative studies in care-giving, employment, and social policy reform

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English
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Paper
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Sylvia B. Bashevkin
Publisher: 
Routledge
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Examines the status of women as the main recipients of welfare and as providers of paid and unpaid care.

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CARE.W66 2002
ISBN 041593480X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Privatization, law, and the challenge to feminism

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English
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Paper
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Brenda Cossman (ed.)
Judy Fudge (ed.)
Publisher: 
University of Toronto Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the role of law in privatization projects across policy areas ranging from fiscal and labour policy through family, welfare, and immigration law.

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FEMN.P75 2002
ISBN 0802085091
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's organizing and public policy in Canada and Sweden

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English
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Paper
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Linda Briskin (ed.)
Mona Eliasson (ed.)
Publisher: 
McGill-Queen's University Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Highlights the practices of unions and political parties in both Canada and Sweden and the effect that women's organizing has had on the framing and implementing of public policy.

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FEMN.B75 1999
ISBN 0773518916
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Alma Ata 1978: primary health care: report of the International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma Ata, USSR, 6-12 Septembe

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English
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World Health Organization
United Nations Children's Fund
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
1978
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Documents the proceedings of the 1978 International Conference on Primary Health Care. Includes conference objectives, antendees, summary of discussions, and recommendations.

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