Impact on women

Impact on women

UN Platform for Action Committee (Manitoba) 1997 conference: striving for gender equality and economic independence: post confer

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English
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Paper
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UNPAC (MB)
Publisher: 
UNPAC (MB)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the impact of economic globalization on the income security of women. Argues that economic restructuring has intensified inequalities based on race, gender, and class, as well as devastated national economies, leading to increased unemployment, dismantling of social programs, erosion of democratic structures, and the violation of human rights. Calls for women's organizations to work toward a world that is based on greater economic and social justice, equality, and an end to women's poverty.

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EMPL.U57 1997

Care and consequences: the impact of health care reform

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English
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Paper
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Diana L. Gustafson (ed.)
Publisher: 
Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores the language surrounding health care reform and the dichotomies that have emerged as part of the health care debate.

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HERF.C37 2000
ISBN 1552660338
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: Framed within a clear analysis of the shift from care-cure to business models, these articles illustrate how diverse groups of women in various social and institutional contexts are navigating through a changing health care system - a system on which women rely for well-being as caregivers and recipients; a system that operates more and more on the logic of scientific management.

Ambulatory care: the hidden price for women: summary

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English
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Sylvie Desjarlais
Marie Moisan
Conseil du statut de la femme
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Conseil du statut de la femme
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Examines the impact of ambulatory careon women as system users, as caregivers, and as workers, and looks at the effects on women's physical health and on perinatal care.

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HERF.D47 1999
ISBN 2550348605

The impact of the health system on women's health in the 21st century (Canada)

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English
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Monique Bégin
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University of Ottawa. Faculty of Health Sciences
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a panel presentation given by the Honourable Monique Bégin at the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Heatlh Forum. Aims to project the effects of health care reform on women's health in Canada throughout the 21st century by using models based on past experiences and examination of current trends.

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WOMH.B44 1996

Women and the economy: long-term policy research issues

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English
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Monica Townson
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how long-term policy research questions relating to women and the economy must recognize the interconnection between social, economic and political developments.

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Women's economic independence and security: a federal/provincial/territorial strategic framework

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English
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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women (Canada)
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a strategic framework for Canadian ministers responsible for the status of women to create policies that would improve economic gender equality.

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GEND.F43 2001
ISBN 0662655427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: L'autonomie et la sécurité économiques des femmes : un cadre stratégique fédéral, provincial et territorial.</p>

Biotechnology, women and health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Alice Miller
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Takes a closer look at the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, and it's possible impacts and effects on women's health.

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ISSN 14800039

Assessing the impact of restructuring and work reorganization in long term care workers' health issues

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Irene Jansen
Erin Connell
Mavis Jones
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Points to the gaps in knowledge about and recognition of the health hazards women face under changing conditions in long-term care.

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NNEWH WORK.A76 2000
NNEWH Working Paper Series No. 16.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Is there a method to this madness? Studying health care reform as if women mattered

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen R. Grant
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the limitations of current research and considers what research on health care reform would look like if women mattered.

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NNEWH HERF.G73 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

An environmental framework for women's health

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Barbara Rahder
Rebecca Peterson
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an overview of the literature linking environmental perspectives and women's health, summarizes the discussions held with groups of women whose voices and perspectives are not necessarily found in the literature, and attempts to draw out the policy and action-oriented implications of the findings.

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NNEWH ENVI.R34 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.
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