Search Resources (English): Impact on women, Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

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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
Women's health and wellbeing in six Nova Scotia fishing communities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/fishing-communities.pdf

Explores how women’s health and well-being were being affected by recent changes in fishing communities in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2001
Social and economic stress: women's health in fishing communities  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving12.pdf

Examines how women's health and well-being are affected by the downturn in the fisheries.

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Published: 2001
Who's on the line? Women in call centres project  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving6.pdf

Summaries research findings on women working in the call-centre industry. Examines job stress, coping strategies, and buffers experienced by these women.

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Published: 2000
Who's on the line? Women in call centres talk about their work and its impact on their health and well-being  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/whos-line.pdf

Presents the findings of a study into the perceptions and experiences of female call centre workers about the ways in which this type of work might influence their physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being. The project explores job stressors, coping strategies and buffers experienced by female call centre workers. The qualitative inquiry used face-to-face interviews with 25 women who worked in a variety of call centres (sales and service, telemarketing and fundraising, market research and survey, as well as medical services) in the Halifax Regional Municipality. (See Details)

Published: 2000
Will the Canadian government's commitment to use a gender-based analysis result in public policies reflecting the diversity of w  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/williams.pdf
Describes where gender equity and gender-based analysis strategies come from and discusses where they might be going. (See Details)
Published: 1999
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
Unpacking the shift to home care  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Flood%20Finalreport.pdf
Explores the shift from hospital care to home care. Describes the de-institutionalization process and its implications. Provides recommendations on advocacy for efficient and equitable home care policies. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Building alliances to improve women's occupational health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/messing.pdf
Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Equity and diversity approaches for women care caregivers: the impact of health reform  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/cesfm.pdf
Highlights unexpected consequences of health and social service reforms developed without due consideration for their specific impact on women, particularly women caregivers. (See Details)
Published: 1999