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Women's bodies/women's lives: health, well-being and body image
Provides alternative and potentially transforming visions through an insightful discussion of the many ways in which women can be controlled through their bodies.
Published: 2000
Exercise, physical appearance and self-esteem in adolescence  
http://www.nedic.ca/knowthefacts/documents/Exercisephysicalappearanceandself-esteem.pdf
Explores some of the links between culture, diet and exercise with an emphasis on adolescents. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Self-esteem, sport and physical activity (abridged version)  
http://www.caaws.ca/active/eng/resources/pdfs/Self_Esteem.pdf
Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips to make physical activity more empowering for young women. (See Details)
Published: 1993
Do women with low self-esteem use appearance to feel better?  
http://www.nedic.ca/knowthefacts/documents/Appearanceandselfesteem.pdf
Looks at how body-image and self-esteem can intersect for women. (See Details)
Self-esteem, sport and physical activity
Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips for schools to enhance self-esteem and make physical activity more empowering for young women.
Published: 1993
Women, eating disorders and self-esteem  
http://www.nedic.ca/knowthefacts/documents/Womenbodyimageselfesteem.pdf
Examines how low self-esteem can bring about disordered eating. (See Details)
Published: 1992
Healthy measures  
http://www.healthymeasures.ca/HM_Eng_Home.html
Promotes steps that women from ages 25 to 45 can take to improve their health based on a three-pronged approach of healthy eating, physical activity, and self-esteem. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The Real Me Experience  
http://www.realme.ca/
Presents an interactive website on self-esteem and body image developed to help young women understand themselves better. Includes quizzes and stories. (See Details)
Published: 2005-
Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article is an examination of the pressures women are under to conform to an unattainable standard of beauty and the double impact this has on women with disabilities. 

 

 

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Published: 1992
4 Girls Only  
http://www.gov.mb.ca/msw/publications/4girls_only.pdf

A guide for girls and a journal that goes with it.  Talks about body image, bullying, self esteem, relationships, puberty, etc.

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