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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
Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article  
http://dawn.thot.net/disability.html
Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement. (See Details)
Published: 1990
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
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
Sweet secrets: stories of menstruation
Provides a collection of stories for the young reader by other girls who share the common experience of menstruation.
Published: 1997
Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroun  
http://www.iwhc.org/uploads/ACF7DA%2Epdf
Outlines some of the lessons about sexuality education that have emerged from the shared experiences of a number of groups collaborating to empower young women and all adolescents in Nigeria and Cameroun. Briefly describes the changing context of adolescence in Cameroun and Nigeria. Discusses what is meant by sexuality and sexuality education and provides some basic guidelines for teaching this topic. Also outlines issues to consider when developing programs in specific contexts. (See Details)
Published: 2000
20 common problems in women's health care
Looks at the twenty conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. Provides relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment.
Published: 2000
A report from consultations on a framework for sexual and reproductive health  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/std-mts/pdf/framework_99_e.pdf
Provides an overview of the issues contained in sexual and reproductive health. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women's sexual passages: finding pleasure and intimacy at every stage of life
Examines the impact that stress, overwork, major life events, relationship upheaval and sexual abuse can have on a woman's sexuality.
Published: 2000
Sexuality & cancer: for the woman who has cancer, and her partner  
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/MIT/MIT_7_1x_SexualityforWomenandTheirPartners.asp
Discusses women's sexuality and how it is effected by cancer. Touches on what a "normal" sex life is, healthy sexual response, and elements of female sexual desire and response. Discusses the keys for staying sexually healthy despite cancer treatment, effects of cancer treatment on female sexual desire and response, ways of dealing with sexual problems, special aspects of some treatments, how to keep your sex life going, and myths about cancer. Also included is a special section for single women: when to talk about your cancer, the possibility of rejection and improving your social life. (See Details)
Published: 2001