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March 7, 2016
Experiences of Women with Disabilities in Canada's North The fact sheet explores the experiences of women with disabilities in Canada’s North. Based on research with women in FemNorthNet’s partner communities, it illustrates some of the positive aspects of living with disabilities in the North, some barriers to inclusion and access, as well as how resource extraction projects create changes and additional challenges for women with disabilities. The fact sheet identifies some key issues that need to be addressed to increase access and inclusion in the North and provides recommendations and resources relating to those issues.
January 23, 2015
Sexual and Reproductive Justice in the North "Sexual and Reproductive Justice in the North" features information on some of the barriers to diverse women exercising their rights to sexual and reproductive health and choice in northern Canada. It also highlights the creative ways in which women and northern organizations have been addressing these issues with a combination of traditional and western knowledge.
October 23, 2014
Alternative Models of Development That Support Diverse Women in the North Highlights innovative models of development being used to improve access to services and support diverse women in remote and Northern communities.
October 21, 2014
Resource Development and Diverse Women’s Access to Services in the North Explores how resource development can affect diverse women’s ability to access services and meet basic needs.
October 16, 2014
Economic Restructuring and Diverse Women's Access to Services in the North Highlights the ways economic restructuring has changed the availability and accessibility of different public services and sectors, such as housing, childcare, and transportation, for diverse northern women.
October 14, 2014
Impacts of Economic Restructuring on Diverse Women in Canada’s North – An Introduction Defines economic restructuring, places the experiences of diverse northern women in historical context, and explores how women who identify as indigenous, migrants/immigrants, living with a disability, youth, or having various sexual and gender orientations have been affected by economic restructuring.
May 30, 2014
Emergency and Disaster Planning in the North In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Month in Canada, FemNorthNet has launched a new fact sheet: “Emergency and Disaster Planning in the North.” The fact sheet is a brief introduction to emergency and disaster planning in the North. It includes an explanation of some North’s unique challenges for emergency and disaster planning, case studies and a section with resources and helpful tips for individuals who want to be prepared for an emergency or disaster. The fact sheet uses feminist intersectional analysis to highlight the impacts of overlooking the needs and experiences of diverse women in emergency and disaster planning processes, and why change in these processes is needed.
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