Feminist organizations

More than sexist ...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sunera Thobani
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Vol 12, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the use of sex selection and other reproductive technologies. Centres issues of race and class. 

A case for lay abortion: learning from midwifery

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Connie Clement
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines the history of lay abortion. Seeks to close the gap between the pro-choice and midwifery movements. 

In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



In our own words

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles several feminist organizations and programs. Highlights organizations working to support the elderly, immigrant women, women and mental health,  gay and lesbian communities, francophone women, women working as prostitutes, women with addictions, etc. 


The politics of breast cancer

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pam Bristol
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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.  

 


 


Legal assault: a feminist analysis of the law reform commission's report on abortion legislation

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B. Lee
Vicki Van Wagner
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Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the devastating consequences of the Law Reform Commission's proposal on abortion. Suggests a feminist approach to women's health. 

Body image/body politic : a world without dieting

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Carla Rice
Donna Ciliska
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Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses weight preoccupation and alternatives to dieting. The effects of social stigma and the medicalization of women's bodies. Introduces the Toronto based program Beyond dieting, an alternative program for large women. 

An uncertain well-being: weight control and self control

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Catrina Brown
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Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses weight preoccupation as a women's health issue and as a feminist issue. Illustrates how women can work together to create change in their lives. Examples given of programs that focus on empowerment to increase self esteem and sense of self direction. 

The birth of a network

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Connie Clement
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes the making of Canada's Women's Health Network. Shares components, objectives and questions to consider. Lists provincial network contacts. 

Working with violence

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Julie Wheelwright
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Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In the following article, three women who work at an emergency shelter for women are asked to talk about the impact of their work. 

 

 


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