Asian Canadian women

Asian Canadian women

Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ekuwa Smith
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies the complex set of issues, attitudes, barriers and gaps in service that make immigrant and visible minority women uniquely vulnerable when faced by domestic violence.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.S65 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Nowhere to turn? Responding to partner violence against immigrant and visible minority women: voices of frontline workers

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Ekuwa Smith
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents highlights from focus group discussions with frontline community workers involved in helping immigrant and visible minority women who have experienced abuse by their partners.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.S65 2003

A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Victoria M. Taylor
Gregory Hislop
J. Carey Jackson
Shin-Ping Tu
Yutaka Yasui
Stephen M. Schwartz
Chong Teh
Alan Kuniyuki
Elizabeth Acorda
Ann Marchand
Beti Thompson
Publisher: 
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

States that North American Chinese women have lower levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing than other population subgroups. Suggests that culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions may improve Pap testing levels.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.T39 2002
ISSN 00278874
ISSN 01980157
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Facilitators and barriers to cervical cancer screening among Chinese Canadian women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
T.G. Hislop
M. Deschamps
C. Teh
C. Jackson
S-P. Tu
Y. Yasui
S.M. Schwartz
A. Kuniyuki
V. Taylor
Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recommends continuing education about Pap testing for physicians serving underscreened Chinese women, and the development of linguistically appropriate educational materials.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 00084263
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia

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English
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Paper
Author: 
T. Gregory Hislop
Kelsey M. Inrig
Chris D. Bajdik
Michele Deschamps
Shin-Ping Tu
Victoria M. Taylor
Publisher: 
Journal of Immigrant Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Nowell, MA

Examines and compares Pap testing rates of Chinese women residing in five neighbourhoods of Vancouver and Richmond. States that there are significant differences between neighbourhoods in Pap testing rates.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 10964045

The double life dilemma: young South Asian women in violent relationships

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Metropolitan Toronto Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the barriers that South Asian women face in leaving an abusive relationship. Lists the reasons for the difficulties within the culture. Provides a list of culturally sensitive services.

Substance use and Indo-Canadian women

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes the current state of substance use for Indo-Canadian women and outlines possible risk factors. Offers suggestions to overcoming the social and cultural barriers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Responding to the needs of ethnocultural minority women in situations of spousal assault

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Janet Currie
Publisher: 
Department of Justice Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on collecting the views of those who work most directly with ethnocultural minority spousal assault victims.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.C87 1995

National Asian Women's Health Organization

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Raises awareness about the health needs of Asian Americans through research and education. Supports Asian Americans as decision-makers through leadership development and advocacy. Strengthens systems serving Asian Americans through partnerships and capacity building.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(415) 989-9747
Email Address: 
nawho@nawho.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(415) 989-9758
Street Address: 
250 Montgomery Street, Suite 1500
City: 
San Fransico
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94104

Women of color health data book

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Office of Research on Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Examines factors affecting the health and assessemtn of women of colour, as well as issues related to improving the health of women of colour in the United States.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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