Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
This workbook is designed fo first or second-year sociology of gender or gender studies courses, focusing on the Canadian context. It is divided into five topics – Theory and Concepts, Institutions, Work, Family and Intimate Relationships, and Bodies and Health – which mirror the content of a course in sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, SOCI 2240: Gender in Canada.
This backgrounder provides details on reproductive coercion in intimate relationships. Reproductive coercion is a form of coercive control that involves removing an individual’s autonomy to make decisions about their health, body, and sexual activity.
The contributions in this anthology provide unique perspectives on reproductive justice in Canada. Contributors have drawn on their own lived experiences and the experiences of the communities of which they are a part to share what reproductive justice means to them.
This report highlights how incarceration as a new parent and / or during the period of reproductive age is a barrier to being able to choose to parent and to parent children you do have. By preventing reproduction, dislocating children from their parents to the foster care system, and placing mothers at greater risk to their health and survival, the incarceration of Indigenous women in Canada meets the United Nations (1948) definition of genocide.
Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is comprised of the truths of more than 2,380 family members, survivors of violence, experts and Knowledge Keepers shared over two years of cross-country public hearings and evidence gathering.