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A tradition of pain  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_4_Winter_Spring.pdf

This article examines the tradition of female genital mutilation. Discusses the health effects for women who have experienced FGM.

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Published: 1993
Network/Le Réseau Summer 2000  
http://www.cwhn.ca/network-reseau/3-3/index.html
Published: 2000
The comprehensive feminist approach to health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42064

Adapted from the document "Changeons de Lunettes: Pour une approche globale et féministe de la santé".  The article examines a comprehensive feminist approach to health and how it is distinguished from the dominant medical approach. The full document "Changeons de Lunettes" (French only) is availabe to order at the website of the Réseau québécois d'action pour la santé des femmes (RQASF) at www.rqsaf.qc.ca

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Published: Fall/Winter 2009/2010
In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



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Published: 1993
Network/Le Réseau Spring 2000  
http://www.cwhn.ca/network-reseau/3-1/index.html
Published: 2000
Rising to the challenge: sex- and gender-based analysis for health planning, policy and research in Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42113

A book and a series of workshops were created by the Atlantic, British Columbia and Prairie Centres of Excellence which outline the core concepts and process of undertaking sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA).  This article describes the successes of both the book and workshop in helping people understand and integrate SGBA into their work.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article highlights the biggest health concern across North America: environmental hazards. Discusses workplace hazards in Nursing. 

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Published: 1993
Network/Le Réseau Winter/Spring 2004  
http://www.cwhn.ca/network-reseau/7-1/index.html
Published: 2004
Gender matters in Saskatchewan   
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/43604

In January 2011, Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE) hosted two events to celebrate and share women’s health research in Saskatchewan. The proceedings began with an evening Café Scientifique on “Gender and Women’s Health Matters” at Saskatoon’s McNally Robinson bookstore, on Thursday,  Jan. 20. This was followed by a Gender Matters Workshop, on Friday, Jan. 21 at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2011
A case for lay abortion: learning from midwifery  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article examines the history of lay abortion. Seeks to close the gap between the pro-choice and midwifery movements. 

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Published: 1983