Categories: Gender, Sexual Orientation & Health

Addressing and Preventing Family Violence Through Hubs of Expressive Arts for Life – HEAL Project

Access Alliance will work with peer researchers, community members as well as academic and community organization partners to implement HEAL, an inter-sectoral, creative, culturally safe, multi-pronged capacity enriching project.

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Building Positive Spaces for Newcomer LGBTQ+ Women

This research investigates systemic discrimination and barriers that LGBTQ+ newcomer women and other trans and gender non-conforming newcomers in Toronto face at the societal level and within current programs/services. The study evidence suggests how sexual orientation, gender, race and immigration status are relevant predictors of well-being and those who are marginalized by these factors are at higher risk of health inequities.

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Refugee Maternal and Perinatal Health

The key goal of this study was to examine maternal and perinatal health outcomes for mothers with refugee experience compared with other groups including non-refugee immigrant mothers and Canadian-born counterparts.
Our Research Goals and Methods
Immigrants are thought to be healthier than their native-born counterparts, but less is known about the health of refugees or forced migrants.

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Promoting Decent Work for Racialized Women

The key objective of this proposed project is to mobilize inter-sectoral partnerships and actions to build pathways to decent work for racialized women.
Our Project Goals and Activities
Since 2007, Access Alliance has been playing a key role in building evidence on the rise of precarious work and the socio-economic and health impacts from this.

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