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Social science perspectives on the body: a bibliography  
http://www.yorku.ca/nnewh/english/pubs/Bodyproj.pdf
Presents a conceptual review of recent social science and humanities literature on the topic of gendered bodies, health practices and perceptions of risk. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Gender, health, and sustainable development: a Latin American perspective: proceedings of a workshop held in Montevideo, Uraguay
Proceedings of a Workshop held in Montevideo, Uruguay, 26-29 April 1994. A compilation of papers with the following themes: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Activities, Health, and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Indigenous Peoples' Health Issues; and Health Care Providers. Includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and Initiatives Informally Presented at the Workshop.
Published: 1994
Integrating gender and culture in parenting
Presents theoretical and practical ideas for integrating gender and culture into parenting. Examines interventions and activities, and suggests discussion topics that provide children with the skills to become critical consumers and thinkers.
Published: 2002
2000 Good Reasons to March
2000 Good Reasons to March is based on comments gathered during the International Preparatory Meetin of the World March of Women in the Year 2000. During this meeting, held in Montreal, activists and representatives of organizations from the four corners of the earth, present their concerns on issues relating to poverty and violence against women. From India to Cuba, France to Hong Kong, Algeria to Morocco, Rwanda to Croatia, women from all over the world share their views on globalization, redistribution of wealth, recognition of rights and what steps should be taken to ensure a better quality of life for women.
Published: 1998
Defining and measuring gender: a social determinant of health whose time has come  
http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/4/1/11
Explores the independent and combined associations of sex and gender on health. Proposes a model for incorporating gender into epidemiologic analyses. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gender dimensions of racial discrimination  
http://www.unhchr.ch/pdf/wcargender.pdf
Provides an overview which examines a set of fundamental issues on the intersectionality between gender and racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2001
GenderStats  
http://devdata.worldbank.org/genderstats/home.asp
Provides an electronic database of gender statistics and indicators. Offers statistical and other data in modules on several subjects, including health, education, political participation, and poverty. (See Details)
Women, gender and health: agreements and actions established at six world conferences in the nineties
Examines agreements and commitments concerning women, gender, health and development as established in the declarations and programs of action of selected conferences. These conferences include: World Summit for Children (1990), UN Conference on Environment and Development (1992), World Conference on Human Rights (1993), International Conference on Population and Development (1994), World Summit for Social Development (1995) and the Fourth World Conference on Women (1995).
Published: 1996
Gender perspectives on health and medicine: key themes
Offers a critique of exclusively biomedical approaches to personal and public health. Also looks at the medicalization of personal and social problems, the commodification of health care, and questions of agency, responsibility and control.
Published: 2003
Connecting gender and ageing: a sociological approach
Challenges the assumption that gender can be treated as static ober the life course, highlighting the differential social effects of ageing on women's and men's roles, relationships and identity.
Published: 1995