• Aboriginal Women in Canada
    The issue of violence against Aboriginal women is my chosen subtopic that strongly contributes to the history of Aboriginal women’s struggle for rights and identity in Canada. To search relevant newspaper articles for this topic, the databases that were used were Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, as...
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  • Aboriginal Woman's Health
    ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S WELLNESS: A Brief Over-View Of Some Of The Health Related Issues Affecting Aboriginal Women. Aboriginal Studies 1116 K Paxton-Judge ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S WELLNESS: A Brief Over-View Of Some Of The Health Related Issues Affecting Aboriginal Women. “Canada is...
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  • Gender Equality
    undergone many struggles to develop the status of their livelihood. These women have gone through many obstacles to obtain their rights and identity in Canada. One of the concerning issues that need awareness brought upon is the violence against aboriginal women within Canada. The women were facing...
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  • Nursing-Domestic Violence and Women
    provide definition to the term of domestic violence, while outlining the extent of the issue from a global, national and provincial level, with additional focus on women of aboriginal decent. Secondly, this paper will investigate the socio-economical and health related impact domestic violence has on...
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  • Missing Women
    of Aboriginal dispossession and discrimination; it’s not just about missing Aboriginal women; its health issues, housing issues, economic security, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health, racism, and all of those social factors that create a situation of Aboriginal women becoming victims. Canada...
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  • Aboriginal Women
    violence then any other race in Canada. They continue to state that they feel the affects of discrimination within the Canadian criminal justice system. Kielburger, C., & Kielburger, M. (2012, November 19). Violence Against Aboriginal Women is Canada's Top Human Rights Issue. The Vancouver Sun, pp. 1...
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  • Voilence Against White Women in Canada
    Violence Against Aboriginal Women in Canada. The database that was used to research for the 2 scholarly articles was York library database. The first article is titled “Aboriginal women and family violence” published by the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada). The second article...
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  • Female Aboriginal Gangs in Canada
    ’ mental health issues upon admission has doubled in the past five years (and) female offenders are twice as likely as male offenders to have a mental health diagnosis at admission” (Native Women’s Association of Canada, 2002, p. 6). “In 2011, Aboriginal women represented just fewer than 4% of...
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  • Msw, Rsw
    , 24(3), 358-384. Native Women’s Association of Canada. (2007a). Aboriginal women and homelessness: An issue paper. Retrieved from: http://www.nwac-hq.org/en/documents/nwac.homelessness.jun2007.pdf Native Women`s Association of Canada, (2007b). Aboriginal women and the legal justice system in...
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  • HIV/HCV among Aboriginal Women
    health practice. Moreover, the study is also to discuss appropriate interventions at primary, secondary and tertiary level for community health nurses to address the health issue in the identified community. Increasing rates of HIV and HCV infections among young Aboriginal men and women in Canada...
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  • essay
     The amount of missing aboriginal women in Canada is something that is not being recognized as the societal tragedy that it is. According to Amnesty International there are "more than 580 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada, most within the last three decades. Because...
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  • A Lived Experience: Aboriginal Women and Mental Health Issues
    to NWAC Aboriginal women are the most vulnerable and marginalized in Canadian society, as they endure the poorest socioeconomic and health status of all Canadians (NWAC, 2007 p. 4). Health status includes mental health as well as physical health issues. Health Status of Aboriginal Women in Canada...
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  • Aboriginal Inequality
    non-aboriginals livening in Canada, even though Canada is known as a multicultural society. By studying the history of Aboriginal settlement in Canada and understanding their connection to the land there is a better understanding of why taking over their land is a social issue. By taking over their...
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  • Canadian Politics
    discussion and contributions -Men had more power (traditionally) -Women more participant -Women care more about social issues -Different obstacles and barriers when getting involved -Men have more traditional attitudes -Gender roles in society (socializations) -Women tend to be...
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  • The Mistreatment of Indigenous Women in Canada
    violence. The Native Women’s Association of Canada has documented more than 580 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada.” (No More Stolen Sisters: Justice for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada. September 29 2013. http://www.amnesty.ca/our-work/issues/indigenous...
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  • Aboriginal Women; Past and Present
    called sisters in spirit that has been put in place for this specific issue. Although I would rather not end my paper on a negative note, violence against Aboriginal women is something that still exists in Canada today, and what happened to Pamela George in 1995 is something that all of us should...
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  • Introspect Into the Lives of Aboriginal Women: Prostitution in Western Canada
    Aboriginal women in Western Canada have been faced with challenges and adversity in many aspects of their everyday lives. It is important to identify and analyze some of the reasons why there are a high proportion of Aboriginal women involved in the sex trade in Western Canada. This analysis is...
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  • The Employment Equity Act: a Short Paper Evaluating the Success of Th
    , underrepresented in the labour force include women, Aboriginal peoples, disabled people, and persons who are, because of their race or colour, is a visible minority in Canada. In October 1984, Judge Rosalie Silberman Abella submitted a Royal Commission Report on equality in employment (the Abella Report) to the...
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  • First Natnsio
    and national recommendations on Aboriginal programs and initiatives NWAC continues to call for a National Public Inquiry and a National Framework of Action to address the issue of murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. Canadian Aboriginal women (25-44 ages) are five times...
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  • Suicide amongst aporiginals in Canada
    SUICIDE AMONG ABORGINALS’ IN CANADA 2 From the beginning to end the Aboriginal community has endured many tragedies, barriers and culture shock. This having a significant affect mentally...
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