Research & Reports

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SINGLE MOTHERS AND POLICY MAKING IN BC & BEYOND

Walking the Line to Put Their Families First: Lone Mothers Navigating Welfare and Work in BC

SFU research by Jane Pulkingham. Co-published by First Call: Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, SFU, SMA, and SPARC BC.

READ IT HERE: http://firstcallbc.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Walking-the-Line-Single-Mothers-Welfare-and-Work-FirstCall-2016-01.pdf

Westcoast LEAF - Research Report on Single Mothers, 2005

http://povertyandhumanrights.org/2005/04/human-rights-denied-single-mothers-on-social-assistance/

http://www.westcoastleaf.org/userfiles/file/HumanRightsDenied.pdf

Human rights activist Shelagh Day, NAWL conference presentation, 'Defending the Rights of Mothers' NAWL conference, 'Mothering and Law, Defending Women's Rights in 2007' -

http://www.nawl.ca/en/documents/2007NAWLconfShelaghDay.doc

Shelagh Day, 2009, article:

http://www.straight.com/news/human-rights-activist-shelagh-day-calls-stephen-harper-our-most-sexist-prime-minister

LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT, & EQUALITY

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CCPA - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives -

BC Disadvantage for Women, Earnings Compared with Other Women in Canada: Griffen Cohen, 2012 

https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/bc-disadvantage-women#sthash.vzgfZxPK

Canadian Federation of University Women - 

Brief to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women: Study on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women, 2014 - 

http://www.cfuw.org/Portals/0/Advocacy/AdvocacyIssues/Brief%20to%20Standing%20Committee%20on%20the%20Status%20of%20Women%20-%20CFUW.pdf

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH & EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

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UBC Human Early Learning Partnership - 

http://earlylearning.ubc.ca/

Slide shows: fundamentals of ECE and SDH research: http://earlylearning.ubc.ca/presentation-slides/

ECE and SDH media coverage: 

http://m.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/how-childhood-experience-gets-under-our-skin/article16725151/?service=mobile

http://www.pivotlegal.org/rights_of_mothers_and_babies_affirmed_by_bc_supreme_court

SINGLE MOTHERING AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

'Against All Odds: Resilience in Single Mothers of Children with Disabilities', Levine KA, 2009:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19396709

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON MOTHERS. MOTHERING, AND CHILD POVERTY

Save the Children - 

Report: State of the World's Mothers 2014: Saving Mothers and Children in Humanitarian Crisis:

http://www.savethechildren.org/atf/cf/%7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0-df91d2eba74a%7D/SOWM_2014.PDF

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits

Mother and children walking in the rain:

photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dmitryzhkov/12271150045/">photopehota</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>

Child playing hopscotch:

photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/236299644/">Pink Sherbet Photography</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>

We Can Do It poster photograph imitation:

photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/lyrabellacqua/2413965754/">katrinaelsi</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>

 

 

 

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