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Celebrating diversity, respecting differences
Discusses how different stereotypes serve to oppress individuals. Focuses on sexism, racism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism and classism as examples of how oppression occurs. Concludes with a list of community resources that can be used to fight oppression. Handbook aimed at the general public.
Published: 2000
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
Transforming erotic power  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article identifies the connections between the erotic, power, gender and oppression. Addresses the possibility for changing sexual behavior as well as sexual attitudes. 


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Published: 1984
The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


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Published: 1989
Health on stage  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


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Published: 1990
Black women organize for health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article consists of an interview with one of the founders of the Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre about the black women's health conference "'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired." 

 

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Published: 1984