Discrimination

Discrimination

Fat as a therapeutic issue: raising awareness in ourselves and our clients

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Author: 
Cheri K Erdman
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses fat prejudice among therapists. Examines how therapists can confront those feelings and provide good care to all their clients.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex, work, rights: reforming Canadian criminal laws on prostitution: fact sheets

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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of 10 info sheets examining the need for reform to Canada’s prostitution laws to protect and promote the health and human rights of sex workers.

Stigma and discrimination around mental disorders and addictions

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English
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HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at how discrimination can negatively impact on recovery for people dealing with mental health issues or substance abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

"How many more sisters and daughters do we have to lose?": Canada's continued failure to address discrimination and violence aga

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English
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Amnesty International Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines violence and discrimination against Aboriginal women in Canada, and provides recommendations to help stop it.

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Indian registration: unrecognized and unstated paternity

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English
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Michelle M Mann
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the relevant Indian Act provisions, current unstated paternity policy and causes and impacts of unstated paternity. Concludes with a critical appraisal of a variety of policy options and recommendations.

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ISBN 066240842X (PDF)
ISBN 0662408438 (HTML)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Fighting stigma and discrimination is fighting for mental health

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English
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Healther Stuart
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Reviews the origins of stigma and discrimination and the main cansequences for people with mental illness, and those around them.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Discussion paper: Aboriginal women and section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act

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Quebec Native Women
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Examines how section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act fails Aboriginal women.

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Brief regarding the consultation assemblies concerning the First Nations Governance Act (Bill C-7) by the House of Commons Stand

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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2003
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Kahnawake, QC

Details the negative impacts of Bill C-7 for Aboriginal women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The framing of poverty as "child poverty" and its implications for women

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English
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Wanda Wiegers
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the sources and implications for women of a focus on 'child poverty' in state policy discourse in Canada.

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ISBN 0662322177
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Établissement du cadre de la pauvreté dans le contexte de la pauvreté chez les enfants et les incidences sur les femmes.

Commitments abroad, inequalities at home. The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CED

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Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information on the significance of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

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ISBN 1897159005
WOMI.C66 2004
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