Women of colour

In whose interest?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sunera Thobani
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the impact of new reproductive technologies on women of colour. Calls on the white feminist movement to integrate anti-racism as an integral and vital part of feminism. 

 

 

Portraits of women in health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Afua Cooper
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates in portraits how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women are working to eradicate the bias they face while accessing the health care system.  Examines how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women enrich the existing system by incorporating the wisdom of other cultures. 

Every woman matters: a report on accessing primary health care for Black Women and Women of Colour in Ontario

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English
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Online
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Women's Health in Women's Hands
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Highlights the voices of racialized women and their experiences with the healthcare system in Ontario, and their recommendations for improving their access to primary healthcare in Ontario. Summarizes the outcomes from a literature review, research study and pilot program developed as part of the project, A Collaborative Process to Achieve Access to Primary Health Care for Black Women and Women of Colour

Created in collaboration with The University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and with the support of several community based partners including Parkdale Community Health Centre, Rexdale Community Health Centre, Planned Parenthood Toronto and Sistering - A Woman’s Place.

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ISBN 978-0-9736431-7-6
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Includes bibliographical references.

To render ourselves visible: women of color organizing & Hurricane Katrina

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Alisa Bierria, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Mayaba Liebenthal, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Publisher: 
South End Press
Publication Date: 
2007

Excerpt from the book What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation discussing how women of color bear the brunt of compromised safety during a disaster and after.

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