Canadian Women and AIDS
Beyond the Statistics

Publisher:  Les Editions Communiqu' Elles
Year Published:  1991  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX4301

Abstract:  The publisher Les Editions Communiqu'Elles has published Canadian Women and AIDS: Beyond the Statistics, a bilingual anthology on AIDS as it affects women. According to editor Jacquie Manthorne, the aim of the book "is to move beyond the realm of statistics, to give a voice to women with HIV,/AIDS and to women working with them, either as professionals in main-stream institutions -- ) nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists, for example -- or as grass-roots workers in community organizations." The anthology is divided into five thematic sections, including an introduction to the issues, stories of women with AIDS, Who's Vulnerable, Education, and Organizing. Available from Les Editions Communiqu'Elles, 3585 St-Urbain, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2N6 for $16.95 + 7% Tory GST.