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Street Youth Are Among the Most Victimized Populations in Canada
Compared to youth who have homes, street youth are much more likely to be victims of crime. Young homeless women are particularly vulnerable.
Community Based Finance Assists Community Capacity Building
Low-income Canadians need access to better financial education and small loans for business incubation, skills training, and income smoothing.
Top Reasons for Unmet Healthcare Need in Canada
Women, individuals with low income, and home renters are more likely to have unmet healthcare needs in Canada.
Environmental Justice Is Not Possible Without Women's Voices
Environmental justice cannot occur without engaging those who are the most affected. This includes women, who act as leaders in the community to support change.
Economic Globalization Creates a Poverty Trap
Economic globalization is a core cause of poverty. Global institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank are controlled by the richest countries, and use their power to oppress developing nations.
Canadians Living with Diabetes and in Poverty Are at High Risk
Canadian individuals living in poverty and who also have T2DM are at high risk for adverse health outcomes. Social welfare does not provide sufficient assistance to allow them to successfully manage their disease. They ...
National Policies Affect Poverty Rates in Rich Nations
The labour market alone cannot move struggling families out of poverty. The social welfare programs in a country have a great impact on the level of poverty among minority and native population.
Type 2 Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Diabetes prevention and management needs more advocacy through a network of different health care partners working together. This can also help inform policy that meets the distinct needs of at risk populations for diabetes, ...
The Transition from "Mother-Carer" to "Mother-Worker"
Ontario’s welfare-to-work policy was not shaped by neoliberal reform alone. It was influenced by ideas on “good” mothering, and imposed these values into policy.
How Can Consumers Make Healthy Eating Choices?
“Nudging” consumers towards healthy food is not fully effective in getting people to eat well. A lack of education or a lack of income play a role in unhealthy food choices.