sex and gender-based analysis

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
Publisher: 
Pan American Health Organization and the Ministry of Health’s Center for Gender Equity and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
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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Author: 
Sheila Fraser
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
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

Gender sensitivity and gender-based analysis in women’s health development: historical outlines and case studies of best practice

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Dr Jamileh Abu-Duhou
Dr Yuan Liping
Dr Lenore Manderson
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kobe, Japan

Provides an historical perspective on the development of GBA and case studies on GBA policy development and programme implementation, and assessments of tools used to evaluate the efficacy of these GBA programmes. Also analyzes the relationship between gen­der, poverty and health.

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Intersectionality: moving women's health research and policy forward

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Olena Hankivsky
Renée Cormier
Diego de Merich
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Women’s Health Research Network
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores how health researchers, policy analysts, program and service managers, decision makers, and academics can apply an intersectional perspective to their work.  Discusses intersectionality, a new paradigm used to study, understand, and respond to how sex and gender intersect with other variables such as ethnicity and class, and how these intersections contribute to unique experiences of health. (You will be asked to register on this site before downloading but it is free of charge.)

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ISBN 978-0-9783511-2-0
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Includes bibliographical references.

Elementos para Elaborar un Perfil de Género y Salud

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Guidelines for Developing a Population Based Gender and Health Profile
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Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
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Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Esta guía describe cómo elaborar y presentar un perfil de género para la formulación de políticas y la planificación sanitarias. El objetivo es usar los datos, la bibliografía pertinente y un análisis de género para mejorar la salud, los factores determinantes de la salud y el desempeño del sistema de salud.

Describes the information needed and the steps to take to present a profile of specific-or several-health -related issues, using a gender-based analysis. Follows the methods described in the 'Guidelines for Gender based Analysis of Health data for Decision Making'. Statistical information forms the basis for a gender analysis, which sensitizes planners and policy makers to health inequalities that are avoidable and unfair, and contributes to developing better programs and policies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Elementos para un Análisis de Género en las Estadísticas de Salud para la Toma de Decisiones

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Guidelines for Gender based Analysis of Health data for Decision Making
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Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
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Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

El análisis de género es una política de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud. En esta línea, la Oficina de Género, Etnicidad y Salud promueve la toma de decisiones con base en información, y el fortalecimiento de las capacidades nacionales para generar, analizar y utilizar eficazmente los indicadores de salud, desde una perspectiva de género y de diversidad.

Presents the basic elements for developing a gender-based analysis using health statistics, and includes some case studies based on data derived from Belize. Highlights the importance of using data disaggregated by sex, age, socioeconomic level, ethnic group, sexual orientation, geographic area, and other factors, in specific contexts, and whenever possible.

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Guidelines for developing a population based gender and health profile

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Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
Publisher: 
Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Describes the information needed and the steps to take to present a profile of specific-or several-health -related issues, using a gender-based analysis. Follows the methods described in the 'Guidelines for Gender based Analysis of Health data for Decision Making'. Statistical information forms the basis for a gender analysis, which sensitizes planners and policy makers to health inequalities that are avoidable and unfair, and contributes to developing better programs and policies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Guidelines for gender based analysis of health data for decision making

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Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
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Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Presents the basic elements for developing a gender-based analysis using health statistics, and includes some case studies based on data derived from Belize. Highlights the importance of using data disaggregated by sex, age, socioeconomic level, ethnic group, sexual orientation, geographic area, and other factors, in specific contexts, and whenever possible.

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Women and Water in Canada: The significance of privatization and commercialization trends for women's health

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National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
August 2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines contemporary pressures to move towards the privatization and commercialization of water services and delivery in Canada and evaluates the gendered health implications for women that would flow from these choices.

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Rising to the challenge: sex- and gender-based analysis for health planning, policy and research in Canada

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Author: 
Jennifer Bernier
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Vol.12. No.2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A book and a series of workshops were created by the Atlantic, British Columbia and Prairie Centres of Excellence which outline the core concepts and process of undertaking sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA).  This article describes the successes of both the book and workshop in helping people understand and integrate SGBA into their work.

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ISSN 14800039
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