Caregiver program

Caregiver program

Migration, labour and exploitation trafficking in women and girls

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.M54 2003

Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Strives to enrich the quality of life of the elderly by addressing the diverse needs of an aging population. Provides programs and services which include specialized outpatient, mental health, residential, recreational and medical support services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 785-2500
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 785-2378
Street Address: 
3560 Bathurst Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6A 2E1

Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sedef Arat-Kroc
Fely O. Villasin
Publisher: 
INTERCEDE
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the results of participatory action research on violence against women of colour who immigrate from less economically developed countries, such as the Philippines and the Caribbean, to work in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The research documents and describes abuse and violence from the perspective of women admitted to Canada under the LCP. It addresses their vulnerability to abuse and the impact of separation from their families.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.A73 2001

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
Media Type: 
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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ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.L36 2001
ISBN 066231252X
Notes: 
<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>

Filipino nurses in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rachel Rosen
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Filipino nurses who are being recruited into Canada to work under the Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP), not as nurses, but as nannies and 24-hour home support workers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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