Search Resources (English): Gender differences

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Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty  
http://www.sweden.gov.se/content/1/c6/04/11/69/2cc4ab55.pdf
Illustrates and examines how the perspective of a poor women often differs from the perspective of a poor man, and how the expressions of female poverty and deprivation differ from those of men. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Reducing health disparities: roles of the health sector: discussion paper  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/disparities/ddp_e.html
Discusses factors associated with health disparities in Canada, including socio-economic status (SES), Aboriginal identity, gender and geographic location. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B735AB75B-7A3A-4FC0-BC39-A342BB570D7B%7D_HIV%20AIDS%20gender%20manual.pdf
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Gender and road traffic injuries  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/en/gendertraffic.pdf
Explores the gender differences in road traffic injuries, including rates of injury, drinking while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, elderly drivers, and pedestrian behaviour. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and autoimmune diseases  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0367.htm
Explains that 78% of all autoimmune sufferers are women. Examines evidence that links autoimmune diseases with preceeding infections. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender differences in smoking uptake and tobacco use among adolescents
Presents a literature review of gender differences in the predictors of smoking acquisition by adolescents.
Published: 1995
Gender, health and development in the Americas: basic indicators, 2005  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/GE/GenderBrochure05.pdf
Provides basic statistical indicators that illustrate the differences between women and men in terms of health status and its socioeconomic determinants. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gender and the social construction of illness
Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.
Published: 2002
Gender and healthy child/youth development: a synthesis of the current literature
Incorporates information from a variety of sources and provides recommendations for the future that will address the impact of gender differences on gender and healthy child/youth development.
Published: 1997
Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty: interim studies  
http://www.sweden.gov.se/content/1/c6/04/11/69/c5f0a518.pdf
Examines ways female and male poverty and deprivation are defined and assessed. Details how these assessments influence efforts to reduce poverty and ill-health. (See Details)
Published: 2004