Search Resources (English): Impact on women

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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
Ambulatory care: the hidden price for women: summary  
http://www.csf.gouv.qc.ca/telechargement/pdf/SyntheseAmbulatoryCareTheHiddenPriceForWomen.pdf
Examines the impact of ambulatory careon women as system users, as caregivers, and as workers, and looks at the effects on women's physical health and on perinatal care. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Nurturing cycles  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/17-vanesterik.pdf
Looks at the inconsistencies between the promises made in the name of biotechnology and the lived experience of most of the world's women. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Beyond the limits: mothers caring for children with disabilities
Examines the implications for parents, and especially for mothers who provide day-to-day care for children with disabilities. Discusses the research findings from interviews with 50 mothers. Examines include labour force participation, impacts on health and well-being, education, child care, transportation, respite, health and social services, and income support. Also provides a section on emerging themes and policy directions.
Published: 2000
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
Don't we count as people? Saskatchewan social welfare policy and women's health  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/dontWeCount.pdf
Explores how women's health is affected by the policies governing the delivery of benefits under the Saskatchewan Assistance Act. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Care and consequences: the impact of health care reform
Explores the language surrounding health care reform and the dichotomies that have emerged as part of the health care debate.
Published: 2000
Care, women and AIDS  
http://data.unaids.org/GCWA/GCWA_BG_Care_en.pdf
Explores the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on the role that all over the world women are expected to take in domestic work and in providing care to family members. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender and economic globalization: an annotated bibliography  
http://www.ids.ac.uk/bridge/reports/bb12.pdf
This bibliography focuses on the economic aspects of globalisation and the impact on gender relations, rather than of international governance and human rights. The annoted bibliography is organized into three sections: a) the impact of globilisation (inlcuding structural adjustment and liberalisation, economic crisis and debt, employment, and social issues), b) trade agreements, policy and financial institutions, and c) responses, guides, tools, and general approaches. (See Details)
Virtual and actual realities: a feminist environmentalist analysis of the computer industry  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/VirtualActualComplete.pdf
Looks at both the production side and consumption side of personal computers from cradle to grave and describes the impact of each stage in the life cycle on women and the environment. (See Details)
Published: 2002