Impact on women

Impact on women

Equity and diversity approaches for women care caregivers: the impact of health reform

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Jocelyne Bernier
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Highlights unexpected consequences of health and social service reforms developed without due consideration for their specific impact on women, particularly women caregivers.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
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Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Author: 
Olena Hankivsky
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
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Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

WHEALTH study: women's reports of childhood abuse

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Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Sharon Lackner
Publisher: 
Health Care for Women International
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Philadelphia, PA

Reports on data collected in an ongoing project on midlife women's health and the process through which women retrospectively reconcile experiences of childhood abuse.

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CHAB.M43 2001
ISSN 07399332

Mothers caring for children with cancer

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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Juanne Clarke
Paula C. Fletcher
Margaret A. Schneider
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Work/life: a healthy balance?

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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Article appears in the Spring 2002 issue of the Research Bulletin (Vol. 3, No. 1). Provides a brief description of the Health Balance Research Program (HBRP), a five-year project that aims to foster a "healthy balance" between women's health, family life and earning a living, led by the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

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ISSN 14963612

Blurring the boundaries: women's caring work and Manitoba health care reform

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Paper
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Barbara J. Payne
Karen R. Grant
Cheryl Christian
David M. Gregory
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how caring work has been transformed as a result of health care reforms in Manitoba, and how care porviders have been affected.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Guidelines for examining women, work and caring in the new millennium

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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: 
Pat Armstrong
Hugh Armstrong
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the forces, structure and relationships that construct women as carers and undervalue care work.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Why having a national home care program is a women's issue

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Jean Ann Lowry
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care.

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ISSN 14800039

Health care privatization: women are paying the price

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Illustrates that privatization is a primary cost-cutting strategy in current health care reform and that it is moving swiftly, quietly and devastatingly into the health care system in Canada in multiple ways.

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ISSN 14800039

Gender and economic globalization: an annotated bibliography

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Author: 
Emma Bell
Paola Brambilla
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development - gender
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

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.

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GEND.B35 2002
ISBN 1858644119
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