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From recognition to action: gender-based analysis and mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Argues that a gender-based analysis framework is needed to evaluate responses to the HIV pandemic's gender dimensions.

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Published: 2006
Why is HIV/AIDS a women's issue?  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policyACEWH.pdf

Examines the increase in HIV/AIDS cases in Canadian women. Includes recommendations to help stop the rising numbers.

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Published: 2005
The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/aids-sida/fi-if/index-eng.php

Presents an overview of the funding and program components of the Federal Initiative. Outlines the history of Canada's HIV/AIDS strategy and the need for a new initiative to address the root causes of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada.

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Published: 2004
The provision of HIV-related services to people who inject drugs: a discussion of ethical issues  
http://www.aidslaw.ca/publications/interfaces/downloadFile.php?ref=91

Focuses on ethical issues faced by health care and service providers who work with injection drug users who have or are at risk for HIV. Examines four scenarios commonly encountered by health care workers who work with injection drug users to investigate potential difficulties and solutions. Concludes by making several recommendations including tolerating drug use on health sites, providing prisoners with sterile injection equipment, and providing injection equipment to minors. All recommendations and solutions are made assuming that users should be treated with respect, dignity, and as autonomous beings.

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Published: 2002
"Vectors, vessels and victions": HIV/AIDS and women's human rights in Canada  
http://www.aidslaw.ca/publications/interfaces/downloadFile.php?ref=529

Argues that inequality and violations of women’s human rights in Canada still contribute to their vulnerability and to the challenges they face in seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS.

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Published: 2005
Summary of the recommendations from the National Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS held in Toronto, Ontario on May 25-28, 2000  
http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/backgrnd.nsf/pages/cas-gen-0125

Provides a summary of recommendations surrounding women and HIV/AIDS. Summaries are broken into four categories: Legal, Ethical and Public Policy Issues; Prevention; Support; Treatment.

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Published: 2002
Uncommon questions: a feminist exploration of AIDS

Challenges the common assumptions that are made about AIDS and HIV, and focuses on three basic injustices associated with the way that HIV and AIDS have come to be understood and addressed globally.

Published: 1999
Leading together: Canada takes action on HIV/AIDS (2005-2010)  
http://www.leadingtogether.ca/pdf/Leading_Together.pdf
Presents a coordinated nationwide approach to tackling HIV, as well as the underlying health and social issues that contribute to new infections. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Looking forward: focussing the response: Canada's report on HIV/AIDS 2003  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/hiv_aids/report03/pdf/wad_2003.pdf
Informs HIV/AIDS community, Canadian public and parliamentarians about current realities of HIV/AIDS, about progress made in Canada responding to the epidemic, and about challenges ahead. Also aims to inform international audiences on Canada's domestic and global response to HIV/AIDS. Covers period from April 2002 to March 2003. Also includes significant events or activities since March 2003. Contains 3 short personal experience and perceptions articles of HIV/AIDS affected individuals. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A manual for integrating gender into reproductive health and HIV programs: from committment to action  
http://www.prb.org/pdf/ManualIntegrGendr.pdf
Defines key terms and concepts in gender-based analysis. Outlines guiding principles to be incorporated in gender-integrated programs. (See Details)
Published: 2003