Women and poverty

Women and poverty

Struggling to survive: women on employment support and income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their priority areas for

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rene Ross
Publisher: 
Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Pictou County Women's Centre and Every Woman's Centre, Sydney
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Nova Scotia

Outlines priority areas identified by women living in poverty to help them gain meaningful employment, provide for their families, and live a life independent of the ESIA.

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Survival strategies: women on employment support & income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their key recommendations for

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English
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Online
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Rene Ross
Lucille Harper
Bernadette MacDonald
Louise Smith MacDonald
Publisher: 
Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Pictou County Women's Centre and Every Woman's Centre, Sydney
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Nova Scotia

Examines the experiences of women living in poverty and the ways current ESIA policies are impacting their daily lives. Details their priorities for change.

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Disentangling the web of women's poverty and exclusion

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Krista Scott-Dixon
Publisher: 
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reveals that the issues affecting women's poverty and exclusion are deeply interconnected in creating a web of economic insecurity and marginalization.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The impact of poverty on pregnant women: a guide for program managers

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English
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Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents resources to assist program managers in supporting their frontline staff that works with pregnant women living in poverty.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Reducing the impact: working with pregnant women who live in difficult life situations

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English
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Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a resource manual for service providers who work with pregnant women including current research, strategies and recommendations and references to further resources.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Housing thousands of women: an edited collection of the Women's Housing Action Team

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Marge Reitsma-Street (ed.)
Arlene Wells (ed.)
Carolyn Fast (ed.)
Dianne de Champlain (ed.)
Publisher: 
Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Examines reports on research related to women and housing. Looks at the ways in which the work of the Women’s Housing Action Team influenced the community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1550582917
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Includes bibliographical references.

Poverty issues for Canadian women

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English
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Author: 
Monica Townson
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a background paper on poverty.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Income of Black women in Canada

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English
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Paper
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Margaret Ann Bruhier
Glenn Drover
Publisher: 
Canadian Association of Social Workers
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the level and distribution of income among African Canadian women. Explores the impact of racism on education and employment.

ISBN/ISSN: 
POVR.B78 2005

Justice for Girls

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Promotes support, justice, and equality for teenage girls who have experienced violence and live in poverty.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-689-7887
Email Address: 
info@justiceforgirls.org
Fax Number: 
604-689-5600
Street Address: 
606-825 Granvill St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Z 1K9

Cancer professionals' views on the financial issues of lower-income women with breast cancer

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English
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Author: 
Pamela Bowes
Cathy Cameron
Lucie Chauvette
Barbara Fitzgerald
Margot Lettner
Irene Nicoll
Kate Sigurdson
Publisher: 
Ontario Breast Cancer Information Exchange Partnership
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Studies the barriers and strategies associated with connecting low-income women with breast cancer to financial resources.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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