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The tides of change: addressing inequality and chronic disease in Atlantic Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/atlantic/Publications/Tides_of_change/tides_change_2003_e.pdf
Presents a detailed analysis of the relationship between chronic disease and social inequity in the context of Atlantic Canada’s social and economic conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Sexual power and HIV risk, South Africa  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0252.htm
Examines how gender power inequities play a key role in the HIV epidemic through their effects on women's power in sexual relationships. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada
Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.
Published: 2001
Not separate, still unequal: the Beijing Agreement and the feminization of HIV/AIDS  
http://www.iwhc.org/resources/asmapril2005.cfm
Explains how full implementation of the Beijing agreement on women's health and rights would dramatically reduce women's and girls' disproportionate vulnerability to HIV/AIDS worldwide. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Turning the tide: why acting on inequity can help reduce chronic disease  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/atlantic/Publications/Tides_of_change/Tool_kit.pdf
Provides a tool kit that explores the links between inequity and chronic disease. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Turning the tide: CEDAW and the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic  
http://www.undp.org/unifem/public/turningtide/
Examines how CEDAW can be put to work to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic from a gender perspective. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Women’s equality has come a long way and we’re not finished yet  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39384

Discusses how on paper, in law, women's equality has come a long way, but that many inequities remain.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007
Women and Private Health Insurance  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/womenPrivateHealthInsur_en.pdf

A look at why private health insurance matters to women. Women receive the majority of health care in Canada and are the primary providers of paid and unpaid health care within and outside their households.

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Published: 2009
The Gender Inequality Index (GII)  
http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/gii/

Measures the sources of inequality between the sexes, in health, education and the labour market. This index is built on the same framework as the Human Development Index (HDI) and the Inequality-adjusted HDI (IHDI) — to better expose differences in the distribution of achievements between women and men.

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Preventing gender-biased sex selection: an interagency statement OHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and WHO  
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/gender_rights/9789241501460/en/index.html

Reaffirms the commitment of United Nations agencies to encourage and support efforts by States, international and national organizations, civil society and communities to uphold the rights of girls and women and to address the multiple manifestations of gender discrimination including the problem of imbalanced sex ratios caused by sex selection. Highlights the public health and human rights dimensions and implications of the problem of gender-biased sex selection, and provides recommendations on how to prevent it.

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Published: 2011