Health Sciences 2250A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Intersectionality, Health Promotion, Health Equity

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Closing the gap in a generation: healthy equity through action on the social. Addressing diversity & inequities in health promotion: the implications of. Limitations of current approaches to health promotion to addressing persistent. Important concerns persist in canadian society about the effects of gender. Ex. the high percentage of canadian women who live in poverty and report poor health status; the persistence of violence against canadian women; the diminished status of immigrant and refugee women; the vulnerability of. Aboriginal women who are the poorest of the poor" or the educational underachievement of boys, to name a few. Suggested that health promotion rested on and perpetuated certain aspects of gender inequities. Since then, scholars have recognized that health promotion has contributed to gender inequities including: Perpetuating a confusion regarding the differences between sex and gender and the tendency to see both as dichotomies. Failing to recognize gender as a social determinant of health.

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