sex and gender-based analysis

Women and water

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Signy Gerrard
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Vol.12 No.1
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2009/2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Outlines the research being done by the National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) on women's relationship to our most essential resource.  The author looks at the NNEWH's website www.womenandwater.ca , a research initiative on women and water in Canada exploring Canadian water issues and the implications for women's health.

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ISSN 14800039

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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14800039

Women, gender and mental health : Moving out of the shadows

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Canadian Women’s Health Network
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the Canadian Women's Health Network's national workshop on women, gender and mental health held in Ottawa in October 2007. The workshop brought together researchers, communitty-based services providers and educators, non-governmental organizations and policy makers interested and active in gender-based and women's mental health issues to explore the mandate of the newly formed Mental Health Commission of Canada, and to establish strategies for ensuring women are not left out of the picture.

The ‘POWER’ to Improve Women’s Health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Kammermayer
Arlene Bierman
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the POWER Study in Ontario, which is producing an evidence-based tool to help policy-makers, health-care providers, and consumers improve health and reduce health inequities among women and men of Ontario.

Health Canada's sex and gender-based analysis policy

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Women's Health Bureau
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an introduction to the concept of gender-based analysis (GBA). Looks at the issue of gender equality in health and explains why Health Canada is adopting GBA.

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GEND.H43 2000 (CWHN Offices)
ISBN 0662293037
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