Research ethics

Research ethics

Who’s In control? eggs, embryos, fetal tissue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Bonnie Lafave
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Bonnie Lafave discusses the implications of reproductive technology. Raises the frightening possibility of the abuse of women's bodies and the misuse of fetal tissue and embryos. Raises the question of consent. 

 


Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics

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Established in November 2001 by three Canadian research agencies -- the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) -- to support the development and evolution of their joint research ethics policy the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS).

 

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 996-0072
Email Address: 
secretariat@pre.ethics.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 996-7117
Street Address: 
350 Albert Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 1H5
Country: 
Canada

When researchers come calling: A guide for organisations that work with women

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
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Author: 
Women's Health Research Institute
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
University of British Columbia
University of Victoria
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Guide for organizations that serve women with addictions to help them them in making decisions about participating in research. Summarizes findings from a Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)-funded study lead by Dr. Amy Salmon that examined how to better support the active and meaningful participation of women with substance use problems in health research.

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Your Rights in Research: A Guide for Women

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Women’s Health Research Institute
University of British Columbia
University of Victoria
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Guide for women with addictions for making decisions about participating in research. Summarizes findings from a Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)-funded study lead by Dr. Amy Salmon that examined how to better support the active and meaningful participation of women with substance use problems in health research.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.

WHO ethical and safety recommendations for interviewing trafficked women

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English
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Author: 
Cathy Zimmerman
Charlotte Watts
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Intended mainly for researchers, media persons and service providers unfamiliar with the situation of trafficked women, this document aims to build a sound understanding of the risks, ethical considerations, and practical realities related to trafficking of women.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241546255

Researching violence against women: a practical guide for researchers and activists

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English
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Author: 
Mary Ellsberg
Lori Heise
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
November 2005
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Produced by PATH and the World Health Organization, this guide draws on the experience of researchers from more than 40 countries and presents methods for performing surveys and qualitative research on gender-based violence in low-resource settings. It covers all aspects of the research process, from study design to training field workers. It also describes ways to use findings to influence decision-makers. Most important, it presents clear guidelines for protecting the safety of women participating in the research.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241546476

Community-based research ethics: a process

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Jocelyn Downie
Barbara Cottrell
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (now called Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Working with the Dalhousie Health Law Institute and the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, this project developed a mechanism for ethics review of community-based research where existing ethics reviews processes are either not available or are inappropriate

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A fact sheet on Aboriginal health research governance

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Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Darlene Sanderson
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines Aboriginal research ethics review processes, research agreements and models for ensuring that research is directed by and accountable to Aboriginal communities.

Ethics of Aboriginal research

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English
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Author: 
Marlene Brant Castellano
Publisher: 
Journal of Aboriginal Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Proposes a set of principles to assist in developing ethical codes for the conduct of
research within the Aboriginal community or with external partners.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Ethical guidelines for Aboriginal women's health research

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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: 
Saskatoon Aboriginal Women's Health Research Committee
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents ethical guidelines developed to help ensure that all research sponsored by the Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Program respects the cultures, languages, knowledge and values of Aboriginal peoples’ legitimate knowledge.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973504862
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