Search Resources (English): Gender-based analysis, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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A call to action: women's health at work & gender-based analysis  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/workplace/gba.html

Explains how women and men workers differ, including the discrimination faced by women workers and the negative health impacts when trying to juggle work and home responsibilities.

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Published: 2003
Canada needs a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39493
Argues for the development of a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women that considers the perspectives of these important groups of women, and that examines overlapping health and healing options. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Uncovering sex and gender differences in use patterns of self-help and support groups: annotated bibliography and research agend  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/uncoveringSexGender.pdf
Studies the roles and values of self-help/support groups by examining their issues through sex and gender analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Climate change and Canada: An untapped opportunity to advance gender equality?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39364

Discusses why gender must be addressed in climate change policy. Looks at how establishing goals and priorities in climate protection requires the insights and expertise of both men and women, how preferences and abilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions differ between Canadian men and women, that the vulnerability of women to the impacts of climate change tend to to be different from that of men, and how governments are responsible for ensuring the fair distribtuion of benefits of climate policy and programs.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
What a difference sex and gender make: a gender, sex and health research casebook (webinar)  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/44213

Three presentations on the IGH's peer-reviewed casebook that presents a range of research-based accounts that illustrate how attending to gender and sex in health research contributes to advancing knowledge, strengthening science and improving knowledge translation. Written from a critically reflective vantage point, chapters share health researchers' experiences in how they came to understand and engage gender and sex in their work. This collection demonstrates that there is much to be gained from the routine integration of gender and sex across the health research spectrum.
Presenting authors:
Adrianna Mendrek (presentation in English): Sex and gender differences in mental health research
Karen Messing (presentation in French): Work exposures and musculoskeletal disorders: how the treatment of gender and sex in population-based surveys can affect detection of exposure-effect relationships
John Oliffe (presentation in English): Mobilizing masculinity to support fathers who want to be smoke free

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Published: 2012
Culturally Relevant Gender-based Analysis: A tool to promote equity  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39370

Discusses how the need to restore the value of Aboriginal gendered roles has motivated the development of culturally relevant gender-based analysis or CRGBA. Takes a look at the Native Women's Association of Canada's CRGBA framework, a learning tool for use by anyone involved in policy, program or project development.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Feeling the heat: Women’s health in a changing climate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39416

Discusses the importance of gender issues when addressing climate change. Women and girls represent half of the world's population and are likely to experience very different health impacts compared to men and boys. Women are generally poorer than men and more dependent than men on primary resources that are threatened by changes in climate.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008
Long-term care homes legislation : Lessons from Ontario  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39381

Looks at why gender matters when discussing long-term care homes using the Ontario Legislature's 2007 Long-term Care Homes Act as an example.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007
Timely Access to Care : Exploring the Gender Dimensions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39383

Discusses the Women and Health Care Reform workshop with provincial and federal health planners and policy makers in March of 2007 to about how gender-based analysis can be used to better understand the concepts of wait times and how they affect women.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007
Women and Private Health Insurance : A Review of the Issues  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39385

Discusses what would be the impact of private health insurance on women and their families.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007