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How to address women health care reforms
1) shift health research away from male-centered or genderless population
2) expand how single issues are embedded in complex relationships (social determinants)
3) challenge reductionist, disease-focuses biomedical models
4) emphasize context of women's lives
5) include women's voices
6) anticipate new issues
7) share and distribute research
Feminist political economy
How gender , class, and other social locations affect political and economic structures.
Maintenance of life on a daily basis - food, clothing and housing prep and maintenance, child care, elder care, and care of sick.
Feminist epistemologists seek to understand not only how our social relations of gender have shaped our knowledge practices, but also whether and how these relations should play a role in knowledge.
Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis (SBGA)
Investigates known or potential implications for women, men, boys and girls by examining social phenomena - social relations, generated identities & structures, and social institutions. Distribution of power & outcomes - good, bad, distributed?
Biological, anatomical and physiological aspects.
Social roles - social, economic, and cultural aspects of being male or female.
Theory argues that gender, race, ethnicity, social locations, sexuality, and class effect each other.
WHO Gender Policy
2002 -right to health for all. Recognition of factors determining health and illness between men and women. Unequal gender relations which contribute to increase risks in heath.
Ottawa Charter Health Promotion
1986 - healthy public policy, supportive environments, community action, personal skills and health services.
New thinking on Health Promotion
1) inclusion of sex, gender and diversity analysis
2) structural factors affecting women's health that often lies beyond an individual's control
3) generating knowledge about gender and health promotion
Vision of health promotion that seeks to transform harmful and negative gender norms, relations, and structure within health promotion research, policy and practice.
Use vague terms, obscures clear understanding of who is affected, and inadvertently reinforces privileges.
Gendered Health Determinants
Discriminatory values, norms, practices and behaviours. Different types of vulnerabilities and affects health risks.
8 Principles of Gender-Transformative Health Promotion
2) Equity-oriented - recognize how social, cultural and economic conditions can affect resources and power. Recognize barriers to opportunity
4) Women-centered - right to control own reproductive health and role as caregiver
5) Culturally safe - self-reflexive providers
6) Trauma-informed - understanding of coping symptoms, overlooking past trauma can be re-traumatizing
7) Harm reduction-oriented
8) Strengths-based health -focus on strengths not deficit-oriented
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