Search Resources (English): Impact on women

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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
A call to action: balancing work and non-work responsibilities: implications for women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/workplace/family.html
Describes the challenges women face when trying to balance work and home responsibilities, particularly as women are more prone to be employed in atypical work. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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
Women, what do these signs have in common?: recognizing the effects of abuse-related trauma
Discusses traumas related to childhood experiences of physical, sexual or emotional violence, often referred to as "abuse-related trauma."
Published: 2000
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
Common occurrence: the impact of homelessness on women's health: phase II: community-based action research - final report
Examines the question of women and homelessness (visible and hidden) in Toronto. Demonstrates that homelessness is a women's health issue. Provides recommendations for the health care system to improve its responsiveness and effectiveness in supporting women.
Published: 2002
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
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
The differential impact of health care privatization on women in Alberta  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/alta.pdf
Examines privatization in Alberta and its impact on women. Traces development and provides an overview of health policy initiatives exemplifying governmental policy platform. (See Details)
Published: 2000
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