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

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Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39469
Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Disinfection & Downstream Effects: Gender and the Implications of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in our Water  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42823

Trace levels of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are presently found in Canadian surface water and groundwater, and drinking water. Indeed, these compounds are starting to be acknowledged as pollutants that are persistent in our environment. Their ‘persistence’ is thought to derive not only from chemical properties that resist their breakdown in the environment, but from their continuous, and growing, release.

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Published: January 2011
Resisting womanhood  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Winter.pdf

This article outlines the authors personal narrative, follows her adolescent development, gender journey, fear of sexuality, experiences with amenorrhea, body image and coming into feminism. 

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Published: 1981
Transforming erotic power  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article identifies the connections between the erotic, power, gender and oppression. Addresses the possibility for changing sexual behavior as well as sexual attitudes. 


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Published: 1984