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Scarleteen: sex education for the real world  
http://www.scarleteen.com/
American site that provides information for teens on all aspect of positive sexuality, including birth control, safe sex and sexually transmitted infections, masturbation and self-pleasuring, anatomy, diverse sexual orientation and identification, sexual and romantic relationship and communication tools, and care and compassion in sexual technique and practice. (See Details)
Report from consultations on a Framework for sexual and reproductive health  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/srh/pubs/report/index.html
Works to create a framework for comprehensive action to maintain, protect, and promote the sexual and reproductive health of people in Canada. Intends to stimulate and guide collaboration by governmental and non governmental partners. Presents a comprehensive assessment of sexual and reproductive health issues in Canada, developed through input from federal, provincial and territorial governments, and non government organizations. Represents the beginning of a national discussion on sexual and reproductive health. Provides a broad strategic foundation upon which more specific initiatives can be built, a basis for future policy, program planning and related decision-making, as well as collaborative action on issues around sexual and reproductive health by all parties involved in its development. Includes principles to guide action, 7 strategic directions focussing on the major determinants of sexual and reproductive health, and suggested initiatives for each of the 7 directions. (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
sexualityandu.ca  
http://www.sexualityandu.ca
Web site that provides information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception awareness, lifestyle choices, and healthy sexuality for teens, adults, parents, teachers, and health professionals. (See Details)
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
Fact sheets on the human rights of children and their sexual and reproductive health  
http://www.acpd.ca/acpd.cfm/en/section/SRResources/articleID/96
Presents a series of seven fact sheets. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Women's sexual health
Provides a reference book that covers the range of women's sexual and reproductive health issues.
Published: 2005
Young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia community  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving2.pdf
Provides a summary of research examining the barriers that prevent young women from receiving effectiv sexual health education and services. (See Details)
Published: 1999
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 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