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The restructuring of work and women's health: an annotated bibliography  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/work.pdf

Assembles the current knowledge on the health effects for women of work restructuring, focusing on the profound alterations in the economy, the labour force and the organization and nature of work in the last decades of the twentieth century that have had enormous consequences for society and for workers in general.

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Published: 1998
Gendered cities: built and physical environments  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/builtEN.pdf

Explores the current form and structure of urban centres. Demonstrates how a gender-sensitive built environment would integrate the economies of unpaid work in the home with paid work outside the home.

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Published: 2005
An environmental framework for women's health  
http://www.nnewh.org/images/upload/attach/1618aa%20Radher-Peterson.pdf

Provides an overview of the literature linking environmental perspectives and women's health, summarizes the discussions held with groups of women whose voices and perspectives are not necessarily found in the literature, and attempts to draw out the policy and action-oriented implications of the findings.

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Published: 2000
Health and safety in the sex trade: moving toward a proposal for an academic/community partnered multi-site research project: di  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/HealthSafetySexTrade.pdf

Summarizes the work of a group of Canadian researchers located in different parts of the country who came together to participate in the two-part workshop, Health and Safety in the Sex Trade: Moving toward a proposal for an academic-community partnered multi-site research project, funded by the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health.

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Published: 2002
Women's and men's experiences of work and well-being under municipal government restructuring  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/work-wellbeing.pdf

Provides the executive summary of a report, commissioned for the National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH), that examined the ways that amalgamation has changed the nature of work within municipal structures as well as the personal lives of these employees.

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Published: 2001
Women's poverty, women's health: the role of access to justice  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/womens-poverty-toc.pdf

Addresses the role of access to justice in responding to women's increased poverty and reduced health resulting from government restructuring. Considers the interrelationship of social assistance and justice, examining selected services accessed by poor women, the changes effected as part of government restructuring in recent years, their impact on women's health, and the potential in legal responses.

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Published: 2001
Improving the coverage of women's health in medical journals  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/2/5

Compares how women's health was represented in leading general medical literature versus women's health specialty journals. Concludes that women's health specialty journals provided more balanced coverage, addressing social concerns in addition to gynecological facts.

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Published: 2002
A different prescription: considerations for women's health groups contemplating funding from the pharmaceutical industry  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/documents/diff_prescrip.html

Discusses diverse perspectives on the issue of women's health groups accepting money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 1999
Health care restructuring and privatization from women's perspective in Newfoundland and Labrador  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/health-restructuring-atlantic.pdf

Scans the health-related privatization initiatives that have taken place in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1990.

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Published: 2000
Women's poverty in cities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/povertyEN.pdf

Provides a sketch of poverty with some figures and a discussion of its measurement. Discusses the discriminatory economic and social policy changes in the country that violate women’s social and economic rights.

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Published: 2005