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Gender Equality Week 2022

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September 18-24th, 2022 marks gender equality week in Canada. This week we celebrate the significant and substantive contributions that Canadian women and gender-diverse communities have made and continue to make to the growth, development, character and identity of Canada.

The WHRC is comprised of many Canadian women, and women of diverse nationalities worldwide, who have made significant contributions within their respective fields and continue to work towards the advancement of gender health equity. Learn more about our awe-inspiring members here.

Interested in learning more about gender equality? The WHRC can help! Have a look at the resources we have available below. 

How to SGBA: Lessons Learned on Incorporating Gender into Research

Gender Inclusivity in Women’s Health Research

WHRC Co-leads Dr. Lori Brotto and Dr. Liisa Galea published a commentary on gender inclusivity in women's health research. Access the article here

WHSS: Intergenerational Transmission of Domestic Violence and Gender: Walking in Their Footsteps

Women's Health Interrupted: "The Gendered Impacts of Drug Policy on Women" 

Women's Health Interrupted Season 1, Episode 7: "The Gendered Impacts of Drug Policy on Women"

Access the podcast episode here. 

Why Paying Attention to Sex and Gender will Advance our Knowledge on COVID-19. 

Check out this Women's Health Blog, written by WHRC members Bonnie H. Lee (BSc, PhD student) and Liisa A.M. Galea (PhD, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychology. Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia).