Sharareh Akhavan

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Working Life
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health in relation to unemployment and sick leave among immigrants in Sweden from a gender perspective
    Sharareh Akhavan
    Research and Development Department, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Immigr Health 6:103-18. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Work-related health factors for female immigrants in Sweden
    Sharareh Akhavan
    National Institute for Working Life, Sweden
    Work 28:135-43. 2007

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Health in relation to unemployment and sick leave among immigrants in Sweden from a gender perspective
    Sharareh Akhavan
    Research and Development Department, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Immigr Health 6:103-18. 2004
    ..Immigration may also bring about an inferior position in the labor market, which leads to poor health due to exposure effects. The influence on health is more marked for immigrant women than for immigrant men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Work-related health factors for female immigrants in Sweden
    Sharareh Akhavan
    National Institute for Working Life, Sweden
    Work 28:135-43. 2007
    ..Female immigrants over the age of 50 experience gender and ethnic discrimination and lack of access to skills training programs more often than younger immigrants. They also participate in health-care activities more often...