Empowerment

Empowerment

Girls Action Foundation (formerly Power Camp National)

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Groups Served: 
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Works to inspire, promote and support the creation of sustainable, empowering critical educational opportunities for girls and young women. Provide programs that engage young women and communities in educational models that promote self-empowerment, self-advocacy, and new ways of being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-948-1112
Email Address: 
info@girlsactionfoundation.ca
Fax Number: 
514-948-5926
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-948-1112
Street Address: 
602-24 Mont Royal W
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2T 2S2

HERA action sheets

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
HERA: Health, Empowerment, Rights, and Accountability
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Examines topics as gender equality and equity, women's empowerment, and adolescents' sexual and reproductive rights and health.

Ipas

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Portuguese
Slovakian
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works globally to improve women's lives through a focus on reproductive health. Concentrates on preventing unsafe abortion, improving treatment of its complications, and reducing its consequences. Strives to empower women by increasing access to services that enhance their reproductive and sexual health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
919-967-7052
Email Address: 
ipas@ipas.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
919-929-0258
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-334-8446
Street Address: 
200-300 Market St
City: 
Chapel Hill
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27516

Caregivers and support services: becoming empowered

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Diane Lessard
Lucy Barylak
Dominique Côté
Jean-Claude Martin
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
Louise Bérubé
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examine the support needs of caregivers, their expectations regarding support services, the adequacy of existing services, and which services, interventions or practitioners faciliate caregiver empowerment.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Isfahan Merali
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WGYN.M47 2001
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Successful strategies and programs for the empowerment of Canadian seniors in situation of risk

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Pam Thompson
Janice Kirchner
Jane Gurr
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on the concept of empowerment of seniors as a way of improving the health, well-being and independence of seniors in general and those in situations of risk.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.S83 1997

Your health matters: a resource guide and diary for women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Women's Health Information Network
Publisher: 
Women's Health Information Network
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Oakville, ON

Presents a resource guide for women by women on how your body works, the health choices available to you and the importance of being able to communicate openly with your health care professional.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.W66 1998
Notes: 
Review, Network Summer 1998: Your Health Matters... A resource guide for women two-piece resource guide and a health diary provides easy-to-follow health information, and covers everything from menstruation to menopause as well as stress management and healthy relationships. The purse-sized diary provides charts to keep track of your menstrual cycle and pregnancies, and has space to take note of any symptoms and concerns.

Power camp: model and project tool

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Power Camp
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Designed to provide tools for either organizations or young women to create Power Camp programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
TEEN.P69 2001
Notes: 
<p>Review, Network Spring/Summer 2002: This engaging manual is designed to provide tools for either organizations or young women to create Power Camp programs, to provide young women with an opportunity to come together in a youth and female-centred environment, to address real issues in their lives, to raise awareness, skill build, develop critical thinking skills and together develop action-oriented strategies towards change. It takes into consideration that the process of adapting the model requires that it grows from the grass roots and responds to the needs of the community.</p>

International women's health program

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes an international women's health partnership initiative by the SOGC.

Beyond prescriptions - meeting your health needs: a plain language workbook about health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Julie Devon Dodd
Publisher: 
Women's Network Inc. PEI
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Written for use in classrooms or support groups to help people to understand take charge of their own health and the health of their families and communities. Includes health information, activities, and glossaries about holistic health, determinants of health, and making a health plan.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.B49 1997
ISBN 0969541910
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