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A world view: Catholic attitudes on sexual behavior and reproductive health
Published: 2004
Sexual health services and education for adolescents: options for Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving10.pdf
Summarizes the findings of a research project on sexual activity, sexual health policies and services, and options for addressing sexual health among young women in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Canadian youth, sexual health and HIV/AIDS study: factors influencing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours  
http://www.cmec.ca/publications/aids/CYSHHAS_2002_EN.pdf
Provides a contemporary picture of the sexual behaviour of adolescents in Canada. Explores the socio-cultural, socio-environmental and interpersonal determinants of adolescent sexual behaviour. Demonstrates that most students report relatively rare use of harmful addictive drugs, a “happy home life,” and indicate that the school serves as an important source of sexual and HIV/AIDS information, that students' sexual health knowledge increases with grade, and that youth are familiar with condom use. Also demonstrates a drop in confidence levels related to coping skills and self-esteem, and a high prevalence of alcohol use and episodes of drunkenness. Suggests the need for a comprehensive focus on students' sexual health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Sexual health  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S24
Reviews some issues in the sexual health of Canadian women in adolescence and later life, with a focus on behaviour, knowledge and needs. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women, sexualities, rights: utopia within our grasp
Provides women - and men - of all ages with a range of reflections and opinions that will encourage them to transform antagonistic power relations and discrimination in order to work towards a model of relations based on solidarity, reciprocity and equity. Covers a wide range of issues such as women's sexual citizenship, sexual rights as human rights, a historic panorama of female sexuality through the 20th century, the issue of prostitution, and redefining women's "sexual problems". Addresses women's demands that their human and sexual rights be recognized and respected, including lesbian, gay, and bisexual rights, as well as young people's need to have access to sex education and information with which to experience their sexualities safely and joyfully.
Published: 2000
Finding our way: a sexual and reproductive health sourcebook for Aboriginal communities
Offers information about sexual and reproductive health within an Aboriginal cultural context, and looks at traditional teachings and the history of Aboriginal peoples.
Published: 2002
Sex? A healthy sexuality resource  
http://www.gov.ns.ca/ohp/publications/Sex_A_Healthy_Sexuality_Resource.pdf
Provides information for teens about sexuality, relationships and healthy sexual choices. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The "Go Ask Alice" book of answers: a guide to good physical, sexual, and emotional health
Responds to questions generally posed by university students under the topics: relationships, sexuality, sexual health, fitness and nutrition, emotional health, alcohol, nicotine and other drugs, and general health.
Published: 1998
Sexual health of women with disabilities  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/359.pdf
Examines the sexual health needs of disabled women. Urges physicans to recognize these needs, and to provide them with information to enable them to safely express their sexuality. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Montreal Health Press collection  
http://archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3Acanadianmuseumforhumanrights&sort=-publicdate&page=1

The publications that make up the archives of the Montreal Health Press, scanned by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and now available online. 

The first publication of the MHP was the Birth Control Handbook, published in 1968  when it was illegal to give out information about contraception in Canada. This and subsequent guides to the successful use of birth control methods have influenced and helped generations of women and men for over 40 years.

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