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Women with disabilities: accessing trade  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662367391/index_e.html
Examines how Canadian trade policies ensure access and inclusion for women with disabilities. Highlights the major issues of concern to women with disabilities both as consumers and as entrepreneurs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Two hundred and forty-four voices: Manitobans with disabilities share their views on income assistance and employment
Reflects the feedback, and suggestions, from the 244 participants who attended eleven community consultation meetings on the issues raised, and suggestions for change presented, in the research document entitled Employment Solutions. The document was a short summary of the eight recommendations to come out of research into how the provincial Income Assistance Program enables people with disabilities to train for, and find work. The present report incorporates additional recommendations of the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities' Income Security Committee and the MLPD's Provincial Council on the changes required to improve the provincial Income Assistance Program to better support Manitobans with disabilities to prepare for, and find, meaningful employment opportunities.
Published: 2000
Tips for women's service providers working with women with disabilities  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/Distips.pdf
Provides information for violence against women service providers who want to increase their skills and knowledge in working with women with disabilities and deaf women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Family violence against women with disabilities  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femdisab_e.html
Explains how violence and discrimination affect women with disabilities, describes the abuse and the abuser, identifies the barriers facing a woman who has been abused, and suggests how individuals and agencies can help. (See Details)
Published: 1992
Human rights: women with disabilities  
http://dawn.thot.net/wwd_human_rights.html
Describes human rights issues that women with disabilities face. Discusses different types of discrimination in the context of disabled people in general and women more specifically. Highlights the role of the United Nations and other human rights organizations that are involved in the fight to eliminate discrimination for disabled persons. (See Details)
Equality: the challenge of the new millenium - 13th biennial conference participant binder
Provides background information on the National Association of Women and the Law, workshop summaries, and relevant articles for participants of the 13th biennial conference on Women and Law.
Published: 2000
Bringing down the barriers: the labour market and women with disabilities in Ontario  
http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2000/wd/
Provides the most up-to-date statistics available on working-age women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Visions of flight
Provides a journey of positive thought by and about women with disabilities.
Published: 1991
Opening doors to quality health care: a guide for women with spinal cord injuries
Provides basic information about services, treatment, and specific health issues for women with spinal cord injuries. Covers menstrual hygiene, sexual activity, contraception, pregnancy, menopause, and preventative health issues, such as breast self examination, mammograms, and Pap smears.
Published: [1996]
Women with disabilities, deaf women and the domestic violence courts  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/women_with_disabilities.html
Offers information about violence against women with disabilities and deaf women, and lists services and resources in Ontario along with contact information. Discusses Ontario's Domestic Violence Courts and how they are improving access. Provides both a detailed version and a plain-language, large-print version. (See Details)