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Is there a method to this madness? Studying health care reform as if women mattered  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/method-madness.pdf

Examines the limitations of current research and considers what research on health care reform would look like if women mattered.

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Published: 2000
Missing links: the effects of health care privatization on women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/missing-links.pdf

Identifies the impact of privatization and health care reform on women.

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Published: 2000
HIV and AIDS among women in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/epiu-aepi/epi_update_may_04/5_e.html
Updates the status of HIV and AIDS among women in Canada. Includes data on recent epidemiological trends, prevalence rates among pregnant women, and mortality rates among women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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
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
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
Surviving on hope is not enough: women's health, poverty, justice and income support in Manitoba (large print version)  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/survivingOnHopeLP.pdf
Examines how Manitoban policies concerning income support programs affect women's health. Presents recommendations for change based on the difficultires women in this research experienced. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment
Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.
Published: 2001
Trade agreements, home care and women's health  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662360565/index_e.html
Seeks to further the understanding of the consequences of trade liberalization for Canadian women in the specific health sector of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender equity and peacebuilding. From rhetoric to reality: finding the way  
http://www.icrw.org/docs/gender_peace_report_0303.pdf
Presents a review of recent literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, prepared as background material for an international workshop on gender equity and peacebuilding jointly convened by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Indicates a slow but positive shift in international opinion and understanding about the consequences of conflict on women and the importance of their participation in peacebuilding processes and post-conflict social transformation. Argues that gender discrimination continues through political exclusion, economic marginalization, and sexual violence during and after conflict, denying women their human rights and constraining the potential for development. (See Details)
Published: 2003