Search Resources (English): Impact on women, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Poverty is hazardous to women's health: and we can do something about it  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39579

Summarizes findings and recommendations of Women's Health Clinic's study, "Women, Income and Health in Manitoba," which shows that women living in poverty may get sick and die sooner.

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Published: 2002
Degree of women's homelessness underestimated, study finds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39537
Summarizes findings of a study conducted by Sistering: A Woman's Place that looked at the extent of women's homelessness. Describes "visible" and "hidden" homelessness. Highlights homelessness as a significant women's health issue that seriously impact women's emotional, mental, spiritual and physical health. Includes a list of suggestions to help improve the conditions of women's visible and hidden homelessness. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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
Private health insurance for women?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39461
Discusses, in response to the Chaoulli decision, the direct and indirect effects of privatized health care on women. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The feminization of health care migration: women pay the cost of global restructuring  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39468
Looks at the implications for women of richer countries' recruitment of health care workers from developing countries. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Biotechnology, women and health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39615
Takes a closer look at the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, and it's possible impacts and effects on women's health. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Why having a national home care program is a women's issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39563
Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Health care privatization: women are paying the price  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39564
Illustrates that privatization is a primary cost-cutting strategy in current health care reform and that it is moving swiftly, quietly and devastatingly into the health care system in Canada in multiple ways. (See Details)
Published: 2002