Sex, gender and chemicals: Factoring women into Canada's Chemicals Management Plan

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The National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) have just launched their latest report, Sex, Gender and Chemicals: Factoring women into Canada's Chemicals Management Plan.

This report, with ideas linked to previous NNEWH projects, calls on the federal government to strengthen the management of chemicals in Canada in order to prevent chronic low-dose exposures to toxic substances that may be having a wide-range of effects on the health of Canadians, and are disproportionately affecting women. It exposes the critical shortcomings of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP), a federal initiative aimed at improving the degree of protection against toxic substances in Canada.

Read Sex, Gender and Chemicals: Factoring women into Canada's Chemicals Management Plan.