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Regulating sex in Canada: at the interface of criminal and municipal law  
http://www.regulatingsex.com/

This is a website created for Dr. Mary Whowell's research into sex work in Canada.  The project explores the regulation of escort agencies, strip clubs and body rub parlours through Criminal Code and municipal by-law across municipalities in Canada.

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Midwifery update  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article discusses the current state of midwifery in Canada. Seeks to make space for the discussion of the state of midwifery in order to be pro active. Reviews what is happening with midwifery in each province and discusses how to move forward. 

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Published: 1982
The case against depo provera  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article discusses depo provera. Highlights the controversy of discriminatory and unsafe research methods, discusses the drug industry, potential health effects on women, racist practices. 

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Published: 1982
Dalkon: shielded by the Law  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses how IUD manufacturers use legal maneuvers to avoid negligence payments. Indicate the challenges faced by women who are seeking justice. 

 


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Published: 1985
Vaginal birth after cesarean  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article looks at the controversy surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Explains why cesarean births are so pervasive today, despite the risks. Dispels myths about vaginal birth after cesarean birth. Lists related terms and definitions. 

 


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Published: 1992
Profiles: access to abortion in Alantic Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_3_Fall_Winter.pdf

This article highlights the struggle to access abortion in atlantic Canada. Discusses issues of access and misinformation. 

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Published: 1992