20 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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"Untying Our Hands"
Principal Investigator: Mulders, Annemieke
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1) reduce the stigma associated with addressing the issue of violence against women and girls in the NWT; and, 2) study possible improvements in the service offered to women and girls who experience Intimate Partner Violence. Interviews will take place in the shelters in a private area will be used. Posters will be used to let women in the shelters know...


A Single Step Begins the Journey: Supporting Women Who Are Homeless Through Transition
Principal Investigator: Hache, Arlene J
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The change goal of the Centre for Northern Families is to create an organizational culture that attracts qualified staff and builds their capacity to offer a quality, consistent service for shelter residents. This Organizational Leadership Project (OLP) and action inquiry process examines the question: How can the Centre for Northern Families effectively support women to transition from the emerge...


Improving NWT Community Response to Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Cooke, Lani
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives of this two year project are to understand the needs of Northwest Territories (NWT) women who have experienced sexual assaults; to develop a protocol among NWT service providers to better respond to sexual violence against women; and, to develop an NWT pilot project that provides services, possibly located at two shelters, incorporating the knowledge of northern women, service provi...


Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...


Gettin’ F.O.X.Y: Exploring the Development of Self-efficacy among Young Women in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Fostering Open eXpression among Youth (F.O.X.Y.) intervention for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The principal investigator intends to offer the 8-hour workshops to participants in junior high/high schools and youth centers across the NWT. The researcher will collec...


Repairing the Holes in the Net: Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Northern Homeless Women
Principal Investigator: Poole, Nancy
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to involve decision makers in the mental health, housing and social sectors in improving the systemic response to northern women with mental health concerns who have unstable housing/are homeless, informed by research with women and service providers. The objectives are: 1) to gather the perspectives of northern women regarding the trajectory of their unstable housing/h...


Lands, Lakes and Livelihoods: women’s subsistence fishing in Paulatuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Todd, Zoe SC
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The researcher will study how people fish in Paulatuk today, how people talk about fishing and how fishing was practiced and characterised in the past. The researcher’s intent is to gain insight into contemporary relationships between people and the environment and inform anthropological discourse on women’s harvesting activity in arctic Canada. This project involves anthropological fieldwork,...


Encouraging Women's Narratives in the Northwest Territories - A Source of Hope for the Future
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: The NWT is on the cusp of unprecedented change as the global capital machine in the form of the Mackenzie Gas (pipeline) Project (MGP), a massive hydrocarbon development, mobilizes to roll through the territory. The unparalleled scale and size of the MGP and the industrial activity that it will ignite will likely stress every element of the northern ecosystem. Women and the social and cultural spa...


The educational needs of women and families after a miscarriage and the educational needs of nurses caring for these women and families: A needs assessment.
Principal Investigator: Durnford, Kerry Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: This research aims to assess the need for educational material geared at women and families who have experienced early trimester miscarriage. Women who have undergone early pregnancy loss and/or their families, and nurse practitioners involved in maternity care will be approached for information in conducting this needs assessment. Recruitment of interview participants will be done through adve...


Women and Empowerment in Northern Canada and India: A Community Based Strategy for Building an Ecological Sustainable Way of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Brown, Rai
Licensed Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project will study the impact of education of women's status in Northern Canada and hopefully develop an ethic that re-engages culture and ecology by challenging the western notion of progress. The researcher will conduct unstructured interviews with innovative educational institutions, sustainable development organizations, and women involved in community-building projects, social justice i...


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