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
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
The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit : Less than meets the eye  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39436

Discusses The Children's Fitness Tax Credit, which was announced in the 2006 Federal budget, and asks who does this tax credit include, and who is left out? The article also asks, will this tax credit work?

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
The global epidemic of tobacco use among women and girls  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39438

Discusses how gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007