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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Health Systems and Community Health Gcwh, No. 99.1: Women and Occupational Health

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Health Systems and Community Health Gcwh, No. 99.1: Women and Occupational Health  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Health Systems and Community Health Gcwh, No. 99.1. Retrieved from http://worldebookfair.org/


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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report for the Global Commission on Women's Health was prepared with funding provided by the Commonwealth of Australia. The University of Melbourne also made a significant contribution by waiving the normal fees for administering the project. The authors would particularly like to thank Kym Clifford for the administrative support which made this report possible. This document has been published under the overall supervision of Dr. Leila Mehra, Senior Coordinator of the Global Commission on Women's Health. Acknowledgement is due also to Charles Kerpelman, International Consultant, who carefully edited the manuscript and designed the layout of the final document. Thanks are due to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Carnegie Corporation of New York for their financial support toward the publication of this document. There was an overwhelming response to ow appeals for help with ideas and information on women's occupational health, and we are indeed grateful to all those who corresponded and sent materials. In particular, we are pleased to acknowledge support from:

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .i. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .i.i. Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v. i i Preface PatGiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .v.i ii 1. Introduction: Women and Work in a Changing Environment PennyKane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1. 2. Women's Representation in the Workforce PennyKane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 3. Understanding Occupational Disease in Women Workers Karen Messing and Jeanne M. Stellman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 4. Issues in Occupational Mortality of Women LadoRuzicka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 5. Occupational Morbidity PennyKane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (Case Study: Vietnam: Martha Morrow, Ngyuen Thi Thom, Jo-Anne Rayner-Smith) 6. Paid Work, Gender and Health Lorraine Dennerstein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 7. Household Labour and Health Carme Valls-Llobet, Gloria Borras, Lesley Doyal and Teresa Toms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 8. Migration, Workforce and Health Penny Kane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 9. Reproductive Health and Occupational Hazards Among Women Workers IrenaFigri-Talamanca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 10. The Health of Care Providers Penny Kane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 11. Sex Workers and Health Libby Plumridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 9 (Case study: Sex workers in hilelbourne, Victoria, Priscilla Pyett, 12. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace KaisaKauppinen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Bibliography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

 

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