Search Resources (English): Gender differences, Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

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An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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Published: 2006
A gender analysis of the stress experience of young Mi'kmaq women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no1EN.pdf

Describes a research project that examined physical and mental stressors, and stressors related to social relationships among on-reserve young Mi'kmaq women.

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Published: 2003
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving22.pdf

Explores the underlying stress experiences of Mi'kmaq young women living on reserves, and seeks to develop policy and program interventions.

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Published: 2001
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq on-reserve female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/an-exploration.pdf

Examines the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health stressors experienced by Mi'kmaq female youth.

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Published: 2001
HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39481
Looks at the reasons for women's increased vulnerability to HIV infection. Explores actions governments and policy-makers can take to help stem the tide of infection rates. (See Details)
Published: 2005
The gender factor: why we should be concerned about gender when we work on issues of HIV/AIDS  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/The_Gender_Factor.pdf
Aruges for a gender-based analysis of HIV/AIDS work, as the pandemic is fuelled by gender-based factors such as poverty, inequality, and power imbalances between women and men, girls and boys. (See Details)
Gender and HIV/AIDS programme: promoting a gender-based approach to HIV and AIDS policies, progarmmes and research  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Gender_HIV_Programme.pdf
Argues that HIV/AIDS is a gender-based epidemic, and details the reasons for this. (See Details)
HIV/AIDS: a global epidemic  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/HIV_A_Global_Epidemic.pdf
Examines the impact of HIV and AIDS on women, particularly in Africa. (See Details)
Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B735AB75B-7A3A-4FC0-BC39-A342BB570D7B%7D_HIV%20AIDS%20gender%20manual.pdf
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002