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The changing nature of home care and its impact on women's vulnerability to poverty  
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/265454170_The_Changing_Nature_of_Home_Care_and_Its_Impact_on_Women%27s_Vulnerability_to_Poverty

Studies how women's roles as unpaid and underpaid caregivers contribute to the income gap between women and men.

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Published: 2000
Blurring the boundaries: women's caring work and Manitoba health care reform  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Examines how caring work has been transformed as a result of health care reforms in Manitoba, and how care porviders have been affected.

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Published: 2002
A healthy balance: women's paid and unpaid work in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on the Healthy Balance Research Program, a project that studied the diversity of caregiving in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2005
Women's unpaid caregiving and stress  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses research on unpaid caregiving and mental health issues, conducted by the Healthy Balanace Research Program.

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Published: 2006
Who cares? The costs and benefits of caregiving  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Discusses the tasks, meanings and consequences of caregiving in the home and in relation to health care reform. Provides synopsis of various research projects conducted by the five Centres of Excellence for Women's Health.

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Published: 2002
Guidelines for examining women, work and caring in the new millennium  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Analyses the forces, structure and relationships that construct women as carers and undervalue care work.

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Published: 2002
Always on-call: the health of informal caregivers for seniors  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Discusses the findings of a research study that examined caregivers' experiences of caregiving and the factors that affect their health and their ability to manage caregiving along with their paid work and other responsibilities.

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Published: 2002
Mothers caring for children with cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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Published: 2002
Final payments: socioeconomic costs of palliative home caregiving  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Analyzes gender differences, differences between formal and informal caregivers, and regional (British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia) and diagnosis-related differences between male and female palliative caregivers.

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Published: 2002
The Charlottetown Declaration on the right to care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/health_reform/charlottetownEN.pdf

Details the fundamental principles for a national home care strategy that ensures equity for both women and men, and recognizes that home care needs to be an integral part of a publicly administered health care system.

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Published: 2002