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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
Making space for young heterosexual males: gender and HIV/AIDS prevention education  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Describes the results of a study that explored young heterosexual males' perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and determined obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Includes recommendations.

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Published: 2006
"Voices and faces": a qualitative study of rural women and a breast cancer self-help group via an audio teleconferencing network  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Church%20Finalreport.pdf

Studies a telephone support model to be used in the provision of social support to survivors of breast cancer among women living in rural Newfoundland.

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Published: 1999
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
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
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
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
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
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
Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines the barriers which prevent young women from receiving maximally effective sexual health education in their schools and related services from physicians and in pharmacies.

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Published: 2000