Human rights

Human rights

Women, vulnerability and HIV/AIDS: a human rights perspective

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Adriana Gomez
Deborah Meacham
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Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Provides a national gender perspective regarding women and HIV/AIDS, as well as sexual and reproductive health, sexuality, the sex trade, gender and AIDS, prevention strategies, and a variety of women's experiences discussing thier forms of action and intervention.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.G66 1998

Urban Alliance on Race Relations

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
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Residence
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416- 703-6607
Email Address: 
uarr@uarr.org
Fax Number: 
416- 703-415
Street Address: 
202 - 675 King Street West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1M9

Haliman-Norfolk Women's Shelter

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Information provision and referral
Consulting
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Sevices is a charitable, non-profit corporation governed by an elected Board of Directors. Programs and services are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Child & Youth Services and the Ministry of Health. Project Grants have been made availible through the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ministry of the Attorney General. Our many programs and services are enhanced by the generous support of community donations.
 
In addition to the services and programs for women who have experienced abuse and children who witness abuse, we educate and advocate for social, cultural and political change for women's equality and human rights.

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Primary Telephone: 
(519)426-8048
Secondary Telephone: 
(519)428-4295
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Tollfree Phone Number: 
Crisis Line 1-800-265-8076
TTY/TDD: 
1-800-815-6419
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N3Y 4T2
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National Association of Women and the Law

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is an incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of Canadian women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy.
Created at a conference held at the University of Windsor law school in 1974. Since then NAWL has used its unique research and educational strategies to raise public awareness about legal issues affecting women.
Has played a major role in the following milestones towards Canadian women's equality:

  • inclusion of Sections 15 and 28 in the Charter of Rights & Freedoms,
  • amendments to sexual assault laws,
  • positive changes to family law and to the Divorce Act,
  • rape shield legislation, and
  • criminal harassment legislation.
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Primary Telephone: 
613-241-7570
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Street Address: 
2339 Ogilvie Road
Addt'l Street Address: 
P.O. Box 46008
City: 
Gloucester
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1J 9M7
Country: 
Canada

Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Spanish
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Advocacy

A non-partisan organization with an international mandate, created by Canada's Parliament in 1988 to encourage and support the universal values of human rights and the promotion of democratic institutions and practices around the world.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-283-6073
Fax Number: 
514-283-3792
Street Address: 
1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. Est
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 1100
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2L 4P9
Country: 
Canada

International Union of Sex Workers

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English

Our aim.The International Union of Sex Workers (IUSW) campaigns for the human, civil and labour rights of those who work in the sex industry.

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