Search Resources (English): Gender-based analysis, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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A call to action: women's health at work & gender-based analysis  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/workplace/gba.html

Explains how women and men workers differ, including the discrimination faced by women workers and the negative health impacts when trying to juggle work and home responsibilities.

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Published: 2003
Uncovering sex and gender differences in use patterns of self-help and support groups: annotated bibliography and research agend  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/uncoveringSexGender.pdf
Studies the roles and values of self-help/support groups by examining their issues through sex and gender analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Canada needs a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39493
Argues for the development of a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women that considers the perspectives of these important groups of women, and that examines overlapping health and healing options. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Women and water  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42068

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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Published: Fall/Winter 2009/2010
Women and disaster  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42110

This article is adapted from "Not Just Victims: Women in Emergencies and Disasters" from Women and Health Care Reform.  The authors make an arguement for why looking at sex and gender can help identify and prepare for different strengths and vulnerabilities in times of crisis. 

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
Climate change and Canada: An untapped opportunity to advance gender equality?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39364

Discusses why gender must be addressed in climate change policy. Looks at how establishing goals and priorities in climate protection requires the insights and expertise of both men and women, how preferences and abilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions differ between Canadian men and women, that the vulnerability of women to the impacts of climate change tend to to be different from that of men, and how governments are responsible for ensuring the fair distribtuion of benefits of climate policy and programs.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
The power of equity: examining gender and heart health in Ontario  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42111

This article describes the POWER (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report) Study who are producing a women's health equity report that measures the health of Ontarians, the performance of the health care system , gender differences in access to, quality and outcomes of care for the leading causes of morbidity and mortality.  A full copy of the POWER study report is available online at http://www.powerstudy.ca/the-power-report/the-power-report-volume-1/cardiovascular-disease.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
Culturally Relevant Gender-based Analysis: A tool to promote equity  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39370

Discusses how the need to restore the value of Aboriginal gendered roles has motivated the development of culturally relevant gender-based analysis or CRGBA. Takes a look at the Native Women's Association of Canada's CRGBA framework, a learning tool for use by anyone involved in policy, program or project development.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Thinking about gender and wait times  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39450

Discusses the work of Women and Health Care Reform in applying a gender-based analysis to the issue of wait times in the Canadian health care system.

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Published: 2006
Feeling the heat: Women’s health in a changing climate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39416

Discusses the importance of gender issues when addressing climate change. Women and girls represent half of the world's population and are likely to experience very different health impacts compared to men and boys. Women are generally poorer than men and more dependent than men on primary resources that are threatened by changes in climate.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008