Women

Women's Health: Body Wisdom for Every Woman (1998)

This document looks at how women can take charge of their own health. It explores when to seek professional care. It also provides suggestions on how to successfully interact with health providers so women can make informed decisions and receive appropriate care if, or when, it becomes necessary. This curriculum guide discusses:
-- Choosing a healthy lifestyle.
-- That which is uniquely feminine.

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1998-01-01

But I'm Not a Therapist: Literacy Work with Survivors of Abuse (1997)

This article describes research that the author is working on, which will look at how current violence, or the aftermath of violence, can lead to various crises for women in literacy programs. The study will ask the following three questions:
1. What impacts of abuse are instructors (and other literacy workers) observing in literacy programs?
2. How can literacy workers address issues of violence in literacy programs?

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1997-03-30

Strong as the Ocean (1996)

Women's Work in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries

Frances Ennis and Helen Woodrow edited this book about women`s work in the Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries.

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1996-01-01

Where There is Life, There is Hope (1995)

Woman Literacy Students and Discrimination

This book is about people struggling with discrimination.

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1995-01-01

Apprenticeship Training Models for "Women's Work": The Norwegian Experience (1993)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 10, No. 2

This article discusses training and education for women, and how women can obtain qualifications for access to non-traditional, professional or managerial occupations. The focus of the article is on apprenticeship training models used by the Norwegian Union of Municipal Employees, in an attempt at improving the working conditions, wages and opportunities for women at the lowest levels of public sector employment in Norway.

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1993-01-01

What Happens When Some Women in a Literacy Program Decide to Do Something They Consider Woman-positive? (Report of Research Project 1991, 1992 ) (1992)

This article describes research conducted to answer the question: “What happens when some women from 12 very different literacy programs decide to do something woman-positive?”

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1992-01-01

I Call It The Curse! (1985)

Story from The New Start Reading Series A simple and often humorous handbook on reproductive health, developed
from a conversation between a Public Health Nurse and a group of women recalling common anxieties about first periods, pregnancy and menopause.

Reading level - Grade 3

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1990-01-01

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