Women and poverty

Women and poverty

Including low-income women with children: program and policy directions. Research report 2007.

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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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L. Scruby
R. Rapaport Beck
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The study findings are descriptions of women's experiences and concerns about the social and health service programs that directly influence their health and their economic and social well-being. Themes addressed in this study include access to health and social services, housing, childcare, food security, education, and the value of resource centre service providers and programs in the lives of low-income women in both rural and urban communities. This report highlights the central role of Family Resource Centres for low-income women and their families and the need to strengthen and support related programs.

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ISBN: 9781897250143

Including low-income women with children: program and policy directions

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynn Scruby
Rachel Rapaport Beck
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines information on the issues that affect the health and well-being of low-income women with children, their families and the communities in which they live as well as several of the key policy implications of these findings and recommendations for action.

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The declining health and well-being of low income women in Canada: a preventable tragedy: executive summary

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Canadian Association of Social Workers
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the connections between the income of women and their health and concludes that the health of low-income women is being compromised.

Income and poverty in New Brunswick

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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
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Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on poverty and income levels among women in New Brunswick.

Senior women in New Brunswick

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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on the population, living arrangements, health, and income of senior women in New Brunswick.

2006 report card on the status of women in New Brunswick: a statistical profile by the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Sta

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Wendy Johnston
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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
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Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on women in New Brunswick, including data on populations, health status, education & training, income & poverty, family responsibilities, and violence against women.

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ISBN 1553966376

Women's economic justice project: an examination of how women would benefit from a guaranteed livable income

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English
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Cindy L'Hirondelle
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Women's Livable Income Working Group
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Documents discussions that formed a sort of grassroots women's think tank to examine the benefits, particularly to women, of a Guaranteed Livable Income.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Poverty: our voices, our views

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Winnipeg. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint.

Looking out/looking in: women, poverty and public policy

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Saskatoon. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint.

Count us in! Inclusion and homeless women in downtown east Toronto

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Ontario Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes many of the barriers homeless and underhoused women face, and highlights their solutions for making health and social services more inclusive.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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