Search Resources (English): Women with disabilities, National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)

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Missing voices in long-term care policy making: elderly women and women with disabilities receiving home care

Explores the perspectives and aspirations of frail elderly women and younger women with disabilities who rely on care and assistance at home in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

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Published: 2002
Women with disabilities in the urban environment

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Published: 2005
National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments
Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2005