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Table 2 Processes and facilitators identified by participants for inclusion of international migrants in Canada 1

From: Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography

Social inclusion processes
• Accessing education
• Accessing food
• Accessing health care (formal and informal)
• Accessing housing
• Accessing work
• Achieving a sense of financial security
• Achieving a sense of kinship
• Adapting to climate
• Attending to unspecified activities
• Fostering parenthood
• Overcoming language barriers
• Perceiving safety
• Perceiving security
• Pursuing personal interests
Facilitators to inclusion
Financial Other facilitators
• Financial resources • Adequate time
• Financial sufficiency • Attainable job requirements
  • Childcare
Social • Equitable laws/application of equitable laws
• Accompaniment • Information/advice/counseling availability
• Appealing features of new culture • Interpretation/translation
• Encouragement • Manageable climate conditions
• Family help • Permanent resident status/citizenship
• Favorable social environment  
• Friendship  
• Like community  
  1. 1see Additional file 2 for definitions.