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The world's women 2005: progress in statistics  
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/Demographic/products/indwm/wwpub.htm
Focuses on the issue of national reporting of sex disaggregated statistics in such areas as demographics, health, education, work, violence against women, poverty, human rights and decision-making. (See Details)
Published: 2006
On the treatment of the sexes in research
Explores the complex and significant problems posed to research by sex-related bias. Emphasises awareness of sex as a social variable and the necessity therefore of a dual perspective in research.
Published: 1985
Women and men in Europe and North America
Demonstrates the usefulness of statistics broken down by gender. Examines the influences of power, health, education, violence and crime, incomes and wages, child care, gainful employment and more.
Published: 1995
Critical to care: women and ancillary work in health care  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/CriticaltoCareReport.pdf
Examines the gendered nature of ancillary work, as well as its importance in the provision of quality health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The 1995 Commonwealth plan of action on gender and development  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/gender/htm/whatwedo/why/poa.htm
Gives a summary of the 1995 Commonwealth Plan of Action on Gender and Development. Describes the background to the Plan, highlights the new directions, details the strategic objectives and action points, and explains some of the key principles. (See Details)
Published: 1995
Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article  
http://dawn.thot.net/disability.html
Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement. (See Details)
Published: 1990
Inclusive social policy development: ideas for practitioners  
http://www.ccsd.ca/diver_e.htm
Looks at ways to help make organizations more inclusive of diversity considerations. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Made to measure: synthesis papers  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Coyle.pdf
This collection of synthesis papers were prepared and presented at the National Symposium "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity" held in Halifax, NS from October 3-6, 1999. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Taking risks: incorporating gender and culture into the classification and assessment of federally sentenced women in Canada  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/
Analyses the underlying assumptions and current practice of classification and assessment in federal women's prisons, and the implications for gender and diversity. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes: a review paper  
http://www.who.int/gender/documents/en/Integrating.pdf
Examines the ways in which gender influences women’s and men’s vulnerability in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. (See Details)
Published: 2003