This article presents the findings from research conducted by pauktuutit, an inuit women's organisation, and the university of british colombia into the gendered social impacts of resource extraction in keywords: inuit, indigenous, mining, resource extraction, gender, women, arctic, canada. Billson conducted a large study which involved interviews with women from difterent cultirral communities across canada, including the inuit the main purpose of the study was to let the voices of a diversity of women inform analysis of gender and ethnicity (billson, 1991 1990) she discusses ge~fder, identity, ethnicity,. An inventory of the nominal representation of men and women on northern co- management boards in the yukon, northwest if gender mattered: a case study of inuit women, land claims and the voisey's bay nickel project ottawa: status of women canada hewson, c, yule, p, laurent, d, and vogel, c 2002 internet. But how well are they accounting for the effects of gender now a study in the new environmental research reviews section of environmental research letters (erl) has investigated gender engagement as i was conducting field research looking at the adaptation experiences of inuit women in.
Asqxct of violence against women however there is little information which looks specifically at violence agdinst indigenous women or rural woman abuse this exploratory study examines violence against fnuit women in the canadian eastern arctic the ftxus is on wife abuse in inuit communities on baffin island. We also offer a preliminary discussion on women's role in responses to climate change, through their often dominant economic and political roles in their communities, the territory, and various wider global governance fora our research indicates that gender helps shape inuit knowledge of environmental change, as well as. Ii abstract published research that explores the relationship between social determinants of health and disease conditions in first nations women is sparse for inuit women it is virtually non-existent the objective of this qualitative study was to explore the determinants of health for inuit women in nunavut territory from the.
Women in the north are much more vulnerable to becoming homeless than their counterparts in southern canada suicide rates among inuit are 11 times higher than the canadian average(6) moreover, one study shows that inuit men aged 15 to 24 years are five times more likely to commit suicide than. This article provides a profile and examination of recidivism patterns of inuit sexual offenders in comparison to non-aboriginal sexual offenders present study and significantly less victimized male children (0% versus 11%) importantly, no inuit sex offenders had male victims figure 1 victim type 27 26 child female. Studies have considered female inuit artists, as the references cited in this inuit women 295 of female graphic artists among the canadian inuit4 following a brief intro- duction to the inuit and their arts, i shall examine the position of contem- printing may be a women's province, there is no similar gender- based dis. Women in canada: a gender-based statistical report: first nations, métis and inuit women the previous research also found that the aboriginal mother tongue transmission from parents to children was linked to the life cycle most notably for women using a cohort analysis of census data, the study showed that 'the.
Pauktuutit planned to use the results of the research to develop a violence prevention campaign aimed at young inuit through facebook i have experience working as a federal in margaret hobbs and carla rice (eds), gender and women's studies in canada: critical terrain (pp 503-512) toronto: women's press. The community as a whole, leadership, gender and marital relationships, and the relationship between inuit society, men and women alike are recognized as elders, and this beardless face would seem 1 janet mancini billson and kyra mancini, inuit women: their powerful spirit in a century of change, (lanham: rowman. Breaking the silence final report of the engagement process for the federal strategy to address gender-based violence about this report the minister of status of women has been mandated to work with experts and advocates to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy and action plan to. Inuit women outnumber inuit men in nunavut public service jobs almost three to one, the widening gender gap in the territory's workforce spurring researchers to study what's keeping men out of the formal economy and out of post-secondary education the rest of canada, like the rest of the world, has also.
This article presents the findings from research conducted by pauktuutit,an inuit women's organisation, and the university of british colombiainto the gendered social impacts of resource oxfam policy & practice provides free access gender & development and development in practice journal articles. As this research is concerned with making inuit women's work and roles more visible within the northern economy, i gather this analysis reveals similarities between the experiences of inuit women from clyde river and my third objective is to assess the effects of economic transformations on gender roles and power. The women went home fully informed about my proposed research being different from but inclusive of qallunaat — as the inuit call the non-inuit — western ideas of inequity between men and women in contrast to the notions of genderlessness during our conversation we discussed how the discourse on gender and. Inform gender-oriented policy-making across the arctic commentary overlooking a regional crux of vulnerability: missing women in the arctic rachel kohut research by victoria sweet (2014, p 1) highlights how an inuit women across canada, has made the trafficking of inuit women in the canadian north, and in.
The tia made a number of recommendations concerning gender and governance in 1998, the tia organized a workshop which gathered inuit women to examine the ea and land claim processes and they suggested that ea and land claim policies and processes adopt gender sensitive methodologies, that funding should. Dowsley et al provide examples when inuit women have dominant economic and governmental positions in their communities, territories and global political forums, and yet social sciences focus on observations by male inuit hunters (6.
While both inuit men and women experience violence, research shows that inuit women experience significantly higher rates of violence gender-based violence is violence is targeted at someone because of their gender and disproportionately affects women this type of violence is rooted in the power inequality between. 2 gender impacts indigenous women and resource extraction | kairos symposium executive summary inuit women of canada • naty atz of collective rights and the environment, there are few studies and even less support for local research evidence gathered by indigenous women from canada, latin america and. The recognition of women's territorial experiences within inuit studies literature key words inuit women gender subsistence territoriality berries résumé les systèmes de subsistance et les expériences territoriales des inuit font l'objet d' une grande attention chez les chercheurs toutefois, les contributions des femmes à.