Gender differences

Gender differences

Mind the (gender) gap…in Canada’s new mental health framework

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English
Translated Title: 
Attention au fossé (entre les genres)
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carolyn Shimmin
Edition: 
Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The Canadian Wiomens Health Network's response to the Mental Health Commission of Canada's (MHCC) first draft framework of a Canadian mental health strategy (released in January 2009). 

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ISBN/ISSN: 
14800039

The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Sheila Block
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender.

Gender for journalists: a toolkit

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English
Author: 
Trish Williams
Publisher: 
International Institute for Communication and Development
Publication Date: 
2006

This toolkit aims to provide journalists with an understanding of gender issues, and of the roles and responsibilities of women and men in society, so that their reporting will be accurate and gender sensitive.

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Gender equality, work and health: a review of the evidence

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English
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Online
Author: 
Karen Messing
Piroska Ostlin
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2006

Summarizes the evidence about the relationship between gender inequality and health and safety problems related to work. It reviews gender issues in research, policies and programmes on occupational health and safety, and highlights some specific issues for women.

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An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Time to deliver on gender and HIV/AIDS

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the ways in which sex and gender function to make women and girls susceptible to HIV.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

The gender balance of employment in rural and small town Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Justin Curto
Neil Rothwell
Publisher: 
Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses rural-urban differences in the patterns of employment of women and men.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14810964
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Includes bibliographical references.

The gender factor: why we should be concerned about gender when we work on issues of HIV/AIDS

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Aruges for a gender-based analysis of HIV/AIDS work, as the pandemic is fuelled by gender-based factors such as poverty, inequality, and power imbalances between women and men, girls and boys.

Gender and HIV/AIDS programme: promoting a gender-based approach to HIV and AIDS policies, progarmmes and research

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Argues that HIV/AIDS is a gender-based epidemic, and details the reasons for this.

HIV/AIDS: a global epidemic

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the impact of HIV and AIDS on women, particularly in Africa.

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