Organizing

Organizing

Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
April D’Aubin
Diane Driedger
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an examination of the pressures women are under to conform to an unattainable standard of beauty and the double impact this has on women with disabilities. 

 

 

The politics of breast cancer

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pam Bristol
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an in-depth look at breast cancer statistics and an analysis of the current struggle against it. Shares information about breast cancer research, available resources, fighting misconceptions and ongoing activism.  

 


 


Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pamela Philipose
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores stories of women fighting for the environment in India; the nonviolent ecological movement in Uttar Pradesh, the great Bhopal tragedy and the 34 year fisherfolk agitation witnessed in the state of Kerala. Connections made between women, poverty and victims of environmental destruction.

 

Daughters of the dispossessed: prostitution in the philippines

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Colette St-Hilaire
Robert Majzels
Freda Guttman
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses prostitution in the Philippines and how AIDS became an epidemic. Explains the role that poverty and tourism play in the sex industry. Prostitution as big business. How women are organizing themselves for support and access to health information.

Black women organize for health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Makeda Silvera
Edition: 
Vol 5, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview with one of the founders of the Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre about the black women's health conference "'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired." 

 

A learning guide to public involvement in Canada

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English
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Online
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Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc.
Publication Date: 
February 2007

A new tool for anyone starting from scratch to develop a public involvement project. Designed to be a self-managed reference tool with Web links to most of the sources cited. The guide offers an overview of the theory of public involvement and includes some practical examples.It includes a glossary, some insight into the latest trends and instruction on how to apply public involvement methods to a specific purpose.

Essential tips for successful collaboration

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English
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Online
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Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Describes key elements that contribute to the development and sustainability of successful collaborations around complex issues.

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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.

Writing for change: an interactive guide to effective writing, writing for science and writing for advocacy

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English
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Paper
Online
Mixed Media
Author: 
Alan Barker
Publisher: 
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an interactive CD-ROM and users' guide, designed pirmarily for people working in the non-profit sector. Demonstrates how to produce reports, memos, e-mails or letters, as well as scientific papers and documents to help campaign or persuade.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.B37 2000
ISBN 0953690210

E-quality for women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jo Sutton (ed.)
Scarlet Pollock (ed.)
Publisher: 
Womenspace
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Almonte, ON

Examines central issues raised by women's organizations during the 2002 pan-Canadian online consultation with women and women's equality organizations and the 2003 international discussions on Women and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.W66 2003
ISBN 0968290124
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