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Profiles - violence in lesbian relationships a double invisibility : an interview with sally papsco

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

This article is an interview with sally papsco about violence in lesbian relationships. Identifies appropriate resources and support. Discusses the unique challenges of addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian communities. 

 

Reaching out : women working with immigrant women

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Valerie Kflfoil
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces Women Working With Immigrant Women (WWWIW), a women's group in New Brunswick for immigrant and refugee women. Shares success they have had in making their program accessible. Systemic challenges: racism and sexism. 

 


Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
April D’Aubin
Diane Driedger
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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. 

 

 

Where does the torturer live?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Michelle Andrene Lurch
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Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses domestic violence and the linguistic and cultural barriers barriers for immigrant women that make it difficult to access resources and support. Shares stories and resources. 


 

 

Testing positive

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Darien Taylor
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the implications of HIV for women and how women's experiences with HIV are different from those of men. Explores the resources and support options available for women living with HIV.  


 

The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


"dear mr. m"

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karin Singer
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a story of surviving the psychiatric system through letters and personal narrative and reflection.  Discusses women and mental health,  institutionalization, patient-physician relationships and support. 

Rural feminism

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Hundertmark
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Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shows how rural women in southern Ontario are fighting for their health. The impact of support and education on women's health.

Lesbians in therapy

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Frances Rooney
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy. Examines the unique needs of lesbians seeking therapy. Describes leaderless lesbian therapy groups. 

Working through despair

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanna Macy
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Vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article addresses the despair that an increasing number of people are experiencing in relation to imagining the future of our planet. Introduces the concept of despair work; symptoms and suppression, validation, feeling, imaging, waiting and community. 

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