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Virtual and actual realities: a feminist environmentalist analysis of the computer industry
Looks at both the production side and consumption side of personal computers from cradle to grave and describes the impact of each stage in the life cycle on women and the environment. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Care and consequences: the impact of health care reform
Explores the language surrounding health care reform and the dichotomies that have emerged as part of the health care debate.
Published: 2000
Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: nutrition and women's health
States that women have specific nutritional needs and vulnerabilities and, as such, are at unique risk for various nutrition-related diseases and conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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)
Women, what do these signs have in common?: recognizing the effects of abuse-related trauma
Discusses traumas related to childhood experiences of physical, sexual or emotional violence, often referred to as "abuse-related trauma."
Published: 2000
UN Platform for Action Committee (Manitoba) 1997 conference: striving for gender equality and economic independence: post confer
Examines the impact of economic globalization on the income security of women. Argues that economic restructuring has intensified inequalities based on race, gender, and class, as well as devastated national economies, leading to increased unemployment, dismantling of social programs, erosion of democratic structures, and the violation of human rights. Calls for women's organizations to work toward a world that is based on greater economic and social justice, equality, and an end to women's poverty.
Published: 1997
Trade agreements, the health-care sector and women's health
Explores the effects that Canada's trade agreements may have on the health of Canadian women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Why having a national home care program is a women's issue
Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen
Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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