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Beyond the limits: mothers caring for children with disabilities
Examines the implications for parents, and especially for mothers who provide day-to-day care for children with disabilities. Discusses the research findings from interviews with 50 mothers. Examines include labour force participation, impacts on health and well-being, education, child care, transportation, respite, health and social services, and income support. Also provides a section on emerging themes and policy directions.
Published: 2000
An anthology on women, health and environment
Examines environmental factors affecting women's health. Details how women, health and environment are linked concepts. Covers such topics as water quality, nutrition and agriculture, housing and shelter, and more. (See Details)
Published: 1994
The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain
Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health. (See Details)
Published: 1999
A decade of challenges; a decade of choices; consequences for Canadian women
Examines the impact on women - in the family, the community, or the labour market - of the misfit between social policy prescriptions and current social realities. Outlines some of the implications for public policy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada
Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.
Published: 2001
Gender and economic globalization: an annotated bibliography
This bibliography focuses on the economic aspects of globalisation and the impact on gender relations, rather than of international governance and human rights. The annoted bibliography is organized into three sections: a) the impact of globilisation (inlcuding structural adjustment and liberalisation, economic crisis and debt, employment, and social issues), b) trade agreements, policy and financial institutions, and c) responses, guides, tools, and general approaches. (See Details)
WAVE: women and AIDS virtual education
Provides online education and support services to HIV+ women who may not have access to direct support services and information and resources to healthcare educators and professionals in order to help them support women living with HIV in their communities. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Will the Canadian government's commitment to use a gender-based analysis result in public policies reflecting the diversity of w
Describes where gender equity and gender-based analysis strategies come from and discusses where they might be going. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Surviving on hope is not enough: women's health, poverty, justice and income support in Manitoba
Examines how Manitoba and local policies concerning income support programs affect women's health. Presents recommendations for change based on the difficulties women in this research experienced. (See Details)
Published: 2004
HIV and AIDS among women in Canada
Updates the status of HIV and AIDS among women in Canada. Includes data on recent epidemiological trends, prevalence rates among pregnant women, and mortality rates among women. (See Details)
Published: 2004