Search Resources (English): Public policy, Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)

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Women and social assistance policy in Saskatchewan and Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/incomeAssistanceComplete.pdf
Provides a gendered analysis of changes in income assistance policies and a description of advocacy services and the barriers women face in asserting their rights to income security. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Mother's health and access to recreation activities for children in low-income families  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/mothersHealth.pdf

In this study, the link between a low-income mother's ability to find affordable recreation programs for her children and her health is examined. To a lesser extent, this research included an exploration of how municipal governments devise policies and programs to facilitate access to recreation and enrichment programs for low-income families.

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Published: May 2001