Why are women and girls drinking so much?

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Alcohol is a favourite drug for many people, and women may be having more problems with alcohol than many of us would like to think. Journalist Ann Dowsett Johnston spent a year talking with women, researchers and policy-makers to learn why women drink, and how alcohol affects us differently from men.

The results are unsettling.

CWHN recently co-hosted a webinar on this issue, with the British Columbia Centre of Excellent in Women’s Health. Hear Ann Dowsett Johnston talking about her research and read her article here.