Ableism

Ableism

Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
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. 

 

 

A different parent

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Blackford
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Catherine Frazee
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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