About The Briefing Note:

This briefing note on women’s health and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) is by Environmental Defence, Ecojustice, the David Suzuki Foundation, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Breast Cancer Action Quebec and Women’s Healthy Environments Network. Preventable toxic exposure continue to be a public health and environmental justice problem with important gendered and sex-specific dimensions. Chemicals in cosmetics and consumer products contribute to the toxic burden associated with breast cancer, reproductive health effects and other women’s health issues.

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