Categories: Gender, Sexual Orientation & Health
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.