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Mail order brides

Daughters of the dispossessed: prostitution in the philippines

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Colette St-Hilaire
Robert Majzels
Freda Guttman
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Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses prostitution in the Philippines and how AIDS became an epidemic. Explains the role that poverty and tourism play in the sex industry. Prostitution as big business. How women are organizing themselves for support and access to health information.

Migration, labour and exploitation trafficking in women and girls

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the various dimensions of the feminization of migration and the trafficking of women and girls for work as domestics, live-in caregivers, idustrial labourers, and for sex work.

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VIOL.M54 2003

Precarious immigration status, dependency and women's vulnerability to violence: impacts on their health: proceedings

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jill Hanley (ed.)
Publisher: 
McGill University, Centre for Applied Family Studies
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents the proceedings of a seminar that aimed to address the issue of women whose precarious immigration status exacerbates dependence, renders them vulnerable to violence and affects their health. Also reviews solutions.

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IMWO.P74 2002
ISBN 0771705980

Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order

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English
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Online
Author: 
Louise Langevin
Marie-Claire Belleau
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the legal framework governing the hiring of immigrant live-in caregivers and the legal status of mail-order brides who immigrate to Canada with a spousal or fiancée visa.

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IMWO.L36 2001
ISBN 066231252X
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le trafic des femmes au Canada : une analyse critique du cadre juridique de l'embauche d'aides familiales immigrantes résidantes et de la pratique des promises par correspondance.</p>

Canada: the new frontier for Filipino mail-order brides

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English
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Online
Author: 
Philippine Women Centre of B.C.
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Seeks to bring out the voices, experiences and struggles of Filipino mail-order brides in Canada.

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ISBN 0662653343
SEXP.P55 2000
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le Canada et le mariage de Philippines par correspondance : la nouvelle frontière.</p>
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