Search Resources (English): Racism, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Published: 2000
Racism as a determinant of women's health: a workshop by Susan Edmonds
Summarizes two presentations given by Susan Edmonds at York University and Women's Health in Women's Hands on 17 Septembet, 2001. Includes information about: the Black Women's Health Project/ Association of African Canadian Researchers; the history of settlement of black Nova Scotians; segregation in Nova Scotia and the impact on education; housing and living conditions; the impact of racism on the provision of health care services; the impact of racism on individual mental and physical health; gender; research progects of the Health Association of African-Canadians (HAAC); and, recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence

Discusses how Aboriginal women are over represented as victims of racialized, sexualized violence, and too often targeted because of their gender and their Aboriginal identity. Takes a look at the Sisters in Spirit initiative which was put in place to address the alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007