Impact on women

Impact on women

To do no harm: why women are concerned about the dismantling of Health Protection Legislation in Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
DES Action Canada
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto

Presents the position of participating women's health and consumer groups regarding Health Canada's proposed overhaul of federal health protection legislation.

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Beyond the limits: mothers caring for children with disabilities

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Michelle Connel
Mary Bunch
Publisher: 
L'Institute Roeher Institute
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Examines the implications for parents, and especially for mothers who provide day-to-day care for children with disabilities. Discusses the research findings from interviews with 50 mothers. Examines include labour force participation, impacts on health and well-being, education, child care, transportation, respite, health and social services, and income support. Also provides a section on emerging themes and policy directions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CARE.B49 2000
ISBN 1896989535

The stories that women tell about "The Flood of the Century"

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen R. Grant
Nancy C. Higgitt
Publisher: 
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Explores women's experiences in "The Flood of the Century" (Southern Manitoba, 1997) and demonstrates the effects of disaster and loss. Also examines the nature of women's work during the flood and the health and social impact of the flood.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH ENVI.G73 2001
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