Impact on women

Impact on women

Don't we count as people? Saskatchewan social welfare policy and women's health

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Mildred Kerr
Debbie Frost
Diane Bignell
Equal Justice for All
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores how women's health is affected by the policies governing the delivery of benefits under the Saskatchewan Assistance Act.

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ISBN 0973504803
PWHCE POVR.K47 2004

Virtual and actual realities: a feminist environmentalist analysis of the computer industry

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Molly McCracken
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at both the production side and consumption side of personal computers from cradle to grave and describes the impact of each stage in the life cycle on women and the environment.

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Project #58
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Includes bibliographical references.

Medical interventional study of war affected Gulu District, Uganda. Part two

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Isis-Wicce
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kampala, Uganda

Details a plethora of war related physical, mental and psycholgoical malformations in just one of the over 30 Internally Displaced Peoples' Camps of Gulu, that were serious to warrent specialised attention.

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WOMR.M43 2001

Women's experiences of armed conflict in Uganda, Gulu District 1986-1999: part 1

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Isis-WICCE
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kampala, Uganda

Evaluates the impact of the war on women of Gula focusing on their war experience, the position of their rights, their coping mechanisms with the war and contributions to their society in distress.

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WOMR.W66 2001

Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment

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English
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Paper
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Christine Cleghorn
Natalie Edelson
Sue Moodie
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Yukon Conservation Society [and] Yukon Status of Women Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.

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WOMI.C53 2001

HIV, women & youth

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English
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Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides resources including: info sheets on HIV testing, pregnancy, prevention, and healthy HIV positive living; resources for service providers including statistics and advocacy guidelines; a quiz, story archive, and a glossary.

WAVE: women and AIDS virtual education

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Positive Women's Network
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Positive Women's Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides online education and support services to HIV+ women who may not have access to direct support services and information and resources to healthcare educators and professionals in order to help them support women living with HIV in their communities.

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An anthology on women, health and environment

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English
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Author: 
J. Sims
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines environmental factors affecting women's health. Details how women, health and environment are linked concepts. Covers such topics as water quality, nutrition and agriculture, housing and shelter, and more.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health status of homeless women: an inventory of issues

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English
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Consulting Matrix Inc.
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Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an inventory of health-related issues facing homeless women in Toronto. Explores the obstacles these women encounter in accessing acute, preventative, and other kinds of health care.

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POVR.H43 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Degree of women's homelessness underestimated, study finds

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Sistering: A Woman's Place
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes findings of a study conducted by Sistering: A Woman's Place that looked at the extent of women's homelessness. Describes "visible" and "hidden" homelessness. Highlights homelessness as a significant women's health issue that seriously impact women's emotional, mental, spiritual and physical health. Includes a list of suggestions to help improve the conditions of women's visible and hidden homelessness.

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ISSN 14800039
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