Éducation

Éducation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Montréal Assault Prevention Centre
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre and describes the centre's prevention philosophy and the development of their program. Discuses violence against women and children and the use of empowerment as assault prevention. 

 


 


 


Tapping medical knowledge

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article questions how we access health information. How to demystify medical terminology and health information from doctors. Demonstrates how public libraries, academic and medical libraries and small resource centres can help. Gives tips on how to find your way around a library. 

Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

Hesperian

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Publisher

The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities.

Primary Telephone: 
510-845-1447
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
510-845-0539
Street Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304,
City: 
Berkeley
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94704

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
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Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Conseil des ministres de l'Éducation (Canada)

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Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression

Provides a mechanism through which ministers consult and act on matters of mutual interest, and the instrument through which they consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government. Also represents the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally. Sert d'instrument des provinces et des territoires, et permet aux ministres de se concerter et d'agir dans des domaines d'intérêt mutuel. Également le mécanisme par lequel les ministres collaborent avec les organisations pancanadiennes en éducation et le gouvernement fédéral. Représente à l'étranger les intérêts des provinces et des territoires en matière d'éducation.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 962-8100
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
cmec@cmec.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 962-2800
Street Address: 
95 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1106
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4V 1N6

Beyond victims and villains: addressing sexual violence in the education sector

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English
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Author: 
Judith Mirsky
Publisher: 
The Panos Institute
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Discusses sexual violence as it occurs within schools and universities. Discusses strategies to eliminate sexual violence within educational institutions.

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ISBN 1870670620
VIOL.M57 2003
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

North American Indian, Métis and Inuit women speak about culture, education and work

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

Examines the barriers created by policies which do not support Aboriginal women to maintain full cultural lives while pursuing contemporary education and work.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K46 2002
ISBN 0662662229
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: À coeur ouvert : des Indiennes, des Métisses et des Inuites d'Amérique du Nord parlent de culture, d'instruction et de travail Issued also in Inuktitut under title: Kanatami allait, allangajut amma inuit arnait uqausiqalaurningit iliqkusimita, ilinaqtuliriniullu amma iqkanajarniup miksanu</p>

Educating girls: gender gaps and gains

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English
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Population Action International
Publisher: 
Population Action International (PAI)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Presented as a wallchart. Identifies countries having a gender gap in education in 1995, based on the difference between male and female primary and secondary gross enrollment rates.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 01999761

Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women

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Groups Served: 
All women
Youth
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development

The Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW), was a national feminist organization dedicated to addressing education and training issues for girls and women. Disbanding in 2001, their vision was women's social, political and economic equality through expanded learning opportunities; their focus areas being literacy, equity in education and job training.

Over the years (1970's - 2001) the CCLOW accumulated a large collection of important literature, which everyone wanted to see preserved. In answer to this, the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) has created a comprehensive, searchable archive of all the CCLOW's literature, including:

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url (http://www.nald.ca/cclow.htm) does not appear valid, changed to current link, is an archive , the org was disbanded, as stated in the updated abstract.
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