Gender equity

Gender equity

The gender and health collaborative curriculum project (GHCCP)

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This site, sponsored by the Ontario Women’s Council, offers online tutorials to help health professionals learn about why and how to use sex-and gender-based concepts and approaches in medical practice and health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender, sex and health research guide: a tool for CIHR applicants

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English
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Guide concernant les notions de genre, sexe et recherche en santé : un outil pour les candidats des IRSC
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Online
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Publication Date: 
2011
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Ottawa, ON

A guide intended to help CIHR applicants consider when and how sex and gender are implicated in proposed research projects.

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Gender Basic

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A project of the Centre for Gender and Diversity at the University of Maastricht whose objective is to ensure a better integration of the gender dimension in basic life sciences research.

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Gender awakening tool / bibliography: sex & gender in research

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Linda Nieuwenhoven
Ineke Klinge
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Gender Basic
Publication Date: 
2007
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Maastricht,The Netherlands

A checklist or step-by-step plan developed in Europe to assess if all relevant aspects of sex and gender have been considered in biomedical and health related research. Also contains a bibliography with references of literature on the integration of sex & gender aspects in health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender equity and health indicators in the context of health reforms

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Hilary Standing
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Volume 52: S5–S6
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International Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses the significant challenges facing those evaluate health reform using a gender lens.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender mainstreaming in priority health programs: the case of the diabetes mellitus prevention and control program in Mexico

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Aurora del Río Zolezzi
Yuriria A. Rodríguez Martínez
Cecilia Robledo Vera
Irma Blas Rodríguez
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Pan American Health Organization and the Ministry of Health’s Center for Gender Equity and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2008
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Mexico

Describes a gender mainstreaming program that won the PAHO 2008 Competition for Best Practices that Incorporate a Gender Equality Perspective in Health.

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2009 Spring report of the Auditor General of Canada - chapter 1: gender-based analysis

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Rapport de la vérificatrice générale du Canada - chapitre 1 : l’analyse comparative entre les sexes, 2009
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Sheila Fraser
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
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2009
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Ottawa, ON

Reports on the Auditor-General’s examination of seven federal government departments whose responsibilities can affect men and women differently. Details the findings that several departments lag behind, and two completely fail to implement GBA. Also describes the history of how GBA policy came to be developed with the federal government’s stated commitment to GBA in 1995.

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ISBN 978-1-100-12460-5
ISSN 1701-5413

Women and Health

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
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January 2010
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Geneva, Switzerland

Part of a series of United Nations online discussions dedicated to the fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000),

Women's empowerment and gender equality: essential goals for saving women's lives

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
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2008
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Geneva, Switzerland

Promoting gender equality and empowering women (Millennium Development Goal 3) is not only an important goal in itself but also represents a powerful strategy for achieving other MDGs, especially MDG 5, which is to improve maternal health. This leaflet specifies what gender equality and women's empowerment mean, providing specific examples.

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Strategy for integrating gender analysis and actions into the work of WHO

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2009
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Geneva, Switzerland

This document presents the World Health Organization's strategy for integrating gender analysis and actions into its work. It also reproduces resolution WHO60.25 which was adopted by the Sixtieth World Health Assembly in May 2007. The strategy elaborates four strategic directions that aim to enhance and expand WHO's capacity to analyse the role of gender and sex in health and to monitor and address systemic and avoidable gender-based inequalities in health, as follows: building WHO capacity for gender analysis and planning; bringing gender into the mainstream of WHO's management; promoting use of sex-disaggregated data and gender analysis; and establishing accountability. It is intended for all WHO managers, technical and administrative staff because gender is a cross-cutting issue

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ISBN 9789241597708
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