Women

November 18, 2010
Mary-Ellen Proctor, the executive director of Fort McMurry's only women's shelter, started a hunger strike to push the government to fund more beds for women fleeing abuse in the oil field town. More...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Violence, Women
November 17, 2010
Sharon McIvor will file a complaint against Canada at the United Nations. She says, "Canada continues to discriminate against Aboriginal women and their descendants in the determination of...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Women, All of Canada, International
CHODARR Project
November 17, 2010
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Indigenous, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education
Woman North Network
October 14, 2010
In 2000, Northern FIRE: The Centre for Women's Health Research at UNBC was established to undertake community development and research activities aimed at exploring and addressing the determinants of...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, Women, women's health, British Columbia, Research and education
August 17, 2010
In the town at the heart of the oil sands, the women's transition house is struggling to house women fleeing abuse. This year the transition house was forced to turn over 400 women and their children...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Violence, Women
Coming Together
June 30, 2010
The Coming Together Project is an arts-based community research project exploring how women and transwomen who are marginally housed build support networks with each other in order to survive.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Homelessness, Women, Ontario, Research and education
June 4, 2010
Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work, says a study of Census data by the Canadian Centre for...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Poverty Research, Women, Manitoba
March 25, 2010
Cooper Institute is a development education centre which does popular education and research. Cooper Institute works with groups that are organized for social change, such as primary producers,...
Keywords: Online Resource , community development, Education, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, livable income, Poverty Research, social change, Women, Prince Edward Island, Research and education
March 25, 2010
LEAF - the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund - is a national charitable organization that works toward ensuring the law guarantees substantive equality for all women in Canada.
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Research, Women, women's equality, women's legal education, women's rights, Organizations, All of Canada
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: Online Resource , child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
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