Search Resources (English): Gender differences

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The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye
Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Women and substance abuse: gender transparency
Examines differences between women engaged in drug treatment and women who are not engaged in drug treatment.
Published: 1999
The undertreatment of women in pain
Examines women's different responses to pain. Explains how many cultural values and stereotypes come into play when medicine goes about treating pain. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Frequently asked questions about women, girls and HIV
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about HIV and how it relates specifically to women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Status report on women's health in medical education and training
Discusses women's health in relation to the education of physicians. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Repetitive strain injury
Examines the reasons why repetitive strain injuries are affecting a growing number of adults. Explores the differences in injury characterisitcs between men and women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Eating disorders
Provides statistical data on women and eating disorders and investigates the burden of eating disorders in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Still in the shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women
Discusses the gender gaps in the report, "Out of the Shadows at Last." Argues for a systematic gender review of mental health, mental illness and substance use in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women take care: gender, race, and the culture of AIDS
Provides an analysis of women, AIDS, and representation (in both print and visual culture) with a specfic focus on the issue of care and the "good woman" figure.
Published: 2001
Short report: life expectancy and dementia in Canada: the Canadian study of health and aging
Discusses the differences between men and women in their expectation of life after age 65, admission to institutions, and incidence of dementia. (See Details)
Published: 1997