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Overcoming the backlash: telling the truth about power, privilege, and oppression: exploring gender-based analysis in the contex  
http://www.durhamresponsetowomanabuse.com/whatsnew/Gender_Project.pdf
Explores the use of gender–neutral language in discourse concerning woman abuse, and in particular how it can not be used to represent all women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender dimensions of racial discrimination  
http://www.unhchr.ch/pdf/wcargender.pdf
Provides an overview which examines a set of fundamental issues on the intersectionality between gender and racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Talking about harassment  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/harassment.html
Discusses workplace harassment, sexual harassment and racial harassment. Offers advice on how to handle these situations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Income of Black women in Canada
Examines the level and distribution of income among African Canadian women. Explores the impact of racism on education and employment.
Published: 2005
Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care
Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.
Published: 2000
Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care  
http://books.nap.edu/catalog/10260.html
Explores how persons of colour experience the health care environment. Examines how disparities in treatment may arise in health care systems and looks at aspects of the clinical encounter that may contribute to such disparities. Highlights the potential of cross-cultural education to improve provider-patient communication and offers a detailed look at how to integrate cross-cultural learning within the health professions. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A population at risk  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

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Published: 1991
Immigrant women and psychiatrists  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article shares experiences of immigrant women undergoing therapy. Identifies some immigrant women's expectations, treatments and disillusions with therapy. 

 


 


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Published: 1991
Healthshock  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article explores some experiences of immigrant women accessing health care services in Canada. Suggests ways to begin to break down some of the barriers to access and equality that exist in our health care system between the health care worker  and the consumer of those services. 

 

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Published: 1991
Giving birth the “white man’s way”  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article identifies the colonizing of childbirth in the north and the consequences for Inuit communities. Discusses how to improve access to culturally appropriate care for the First Nations of Canada. 

 


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Published: 1992