Inequality

Inequality

Preventing gender-biased sex selection: an interagency statement OHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and WHO

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nation Population Fund, The United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, World health Organization
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2011

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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ISBN: 978-92-4-150146-0
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Includes bibliographical references.

The Gender Inequality Index (GII)

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United Natons Development Program
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United Natons Development Program

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.

Women and Private Health Insurance

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Les femmes et l'assurance-maladie privée
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Women and Health Care Reform
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Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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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ISBN 9780981192710
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Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Women’s equality has come a long way and we’re not finished yet

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Shari Graydon
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Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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

Intersectional feminist frameworks: an emerging vision

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Bénita Bunjun
Jo-Anne Lee
Suzanne Lenon
Lise Martin
Sara Torres
Marie-Katherine Waller
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores and discusses the contributions of intersectional feminist frameworks (IFFs) to alternative approaches to re-envisioning policy change and advocacy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Disentangling the web of women's poverty and exclusion

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Krista Scott-Dixon
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
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Ottawa, ON

Reveals that the issues affecting women's poverty and exclusion are deeply interconnected in creating a web of economic insecurity and marginalization.

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Turning the tide: why acting on inequity can help reduce chronic disease

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Atlantic Regional Office of the Public Health Agency of Canada
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2006
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Halifax, NS

Provides a tool kit that explores the links between inequity and chronic disease.

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Not separate, still unequal: the Beijing Agreement and the feminization of HIV/AIDS

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Adrienne Germain
Jennifer Kidwell
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American Sexuality Magazine
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2005

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.

Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada

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Pat Armstrong (ed.)
Hugh Armstrong (ed.)
David Coburn (ed.)
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Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Don Mills, ON

Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.

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HERF.U54 2001
ISBN 0195415094
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sexual power and HIV risk, South Africa

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Audrey E. Pettifor
Diana M. Measham
Helen V. Rees
Nancy S. Padian
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Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Examines how gender power inequities play a key role in the HIV epidemic through their effects on women's power in sexual relationships.

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ISSN 10806040 (print)
ISSN 10806059 (online)
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