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And we still ain't satisfied: gender inequality in Canada: a status report for 2001  
http://dspace.cigilibrary.org/jspui/bitstream/123456789/15462/1/And%20We%20Still%20Aint%20Satisfied.pdf?1

Summarizes the current economic status of women in Canada using most current data from Statistics Canada. Emphasis placed on illustrating the income gap between men and women, and the prevalance of lower income among women. Report shows that the gender gap is wider than commonly perceived and must continue to be addressed.

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Published: 2001
Gender equity in health: debates and dilemmas  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/g-equity/index.html

Explores the impact of gender divisions on the health and the health care of both women and men and draws out some of the policy implications of this analysis.

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Published: 2000
Just progress! Applying gender mainstreaming in Sweden

This book is divided into three sections: 'Woking Strategically', 'Steering Towards Gender Equality', and 'Review and Analysis'. In the first section, gender mainstreaming in various types of organizations is summarized in a model for systemactic mainstreaming. The second section deals with the policy implementations aspect. The third section discusses methods for reviewing and analysing an operation or activity from a gender perpective.

Published: 2001
Brief regarding the consultation assemblies concerning the First Nations Governance Act (Bill C-7) by the House of Commons Stand  
http://www.faq-qnw.org/human_rights/brief_human_rights.pdf

Details the negative impacts of Bill C-7 for Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2003
Position of Quebec Native Women on the Canadian ratification of the American Convention on Human Rights and the Inter-American C  
http://www.faq-qnw.org/convention-americaine/position_paper_am_conv.pdf

Recommends that Canada ratifies these two conventions in order to lend its weight to the protection and promotion of the human rights of Aboriginal peoples in the Americas.

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Published: 2003
Supplement to the memoir on equality: Aboriginal women's perspectives  
http://www.faq-qnw.org/supplement_to_equality/supp_memoir_equality.pdf

Provides the Aboriginal women's perspective on gender equality.

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Published: 2004
Brief on equality: Aboriginal women's perspectives

Presents the organization’s comments on some of the "Recommended Government Policy Focuses and Areas of Intervention" outlined by the Conseil du statut de la femme (Quebec).

Published: 2004
The 'so what?' report: a look at whether integrating a gender focus into programs makes a difference to outcomes

Presents a compendium of activities and studies that take a gender-based approach to reproductive health and HIV/AIDS policy and programming.

Published: 2004
Canada's failure to act: women's inequality deepens  
http://www.fafia-afai.org/en/canadas_failure_to_act_womens_inequality_deepens

Discusses Canada’s compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Details that the Government of Canada's cut to social programs have exacerbated women's poverty and further decreased their quality of life. Recommends that the government take action on a whole series of issues, ranging from maternity benefits and childcare, to socially assisted housing, funding for crises centres and women's shelters and proactive measures to increase women's participation in the political process.

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Published: 2003
Gender mainstreaming: conceptual framework, methodology and presentation of good practices: final report of activities of the Group of Specialists on Mainstreaming   
http://www.coe.int/T/E/Human_Rights/Equality/02._Gender_mainstreaming/100_EG-S-MS(1998)2rev.asp#TopOfPage

The report is the result meetings of the Group of specialists on mainstreaming (EG-S-MS), which was set up by the Council of Europe in 1995. The report contains a conceptual framework on gender mainstreaming. It places the strategy of mainstreaming in the context of achievements in terms of gender equality. It provides a methodology for gender mainstreaming. The reports also discusses the points to keep in mind when elaborating a policy plan on gender mainstreaming and gives some indications for monitoring the process. (See Details)

Published: 1998