Search Resources (English): Sexual health

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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
Reproductive and sexual health
Provides an overview of the current status (1996) and primary focus of women's reproductive and sexual health services in the United States. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
The little black book: a book on healthy sexuality written by grrrls for grrrls
Written by teenage girls in Toronto for other teenage girls. Covers such topics as relationships, periods, sex, birth control, pregnancy, abortion, STI's, AIDS, and sexual assault. Concludes with a Toronto area resource guide for youth. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Common questions about sexual health education
Provides research-based answers to questions often posed by educators, parents, administrators, governments, and journalists about the philosophy, methods, and impact of sexual health education in the schools. Uses peer-reviewed literature to support the provision of high quality sexual health education. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Sexual health centre
Defines what sexual health means and outlines the factors that are part of a woman's sexual health, such as being able to understand your own body and how it works. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Sexual health for lesbians: risks and realities
Discusses the risk factors of women who have sex with women for contracting STIs. Suggests questions that health care providers can ask to encourage open dialogue with women about their individual risk factors. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Canadian youth, sexual health and HIV/AIDS study: factors influencing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
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
Women and sexual and reproductive health
Discusses women's sexual and reproductive health as a key aspect of health that impacts our quality of life regardless of age, gender, culture, abilities, sexual orientation or other characteristics that make up our identity. Provides statistical information on the status of women's sexual and reproductive health in Canada and profiles Health Canada Initiatives in this area. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Network: sexual health
Aims to help readers identify social and programmatic barriers to optimal sexual health. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Sexual and reproductive health for HIV-positive women and adolescent girls: a manual for trainers and programme managers
Provides information and structure for a training and planning workshop that offer comprehensive, nonjudgemental, and quality care and support to HIV-positive women and adolescent girls in the local context. (See Details)
Published: 2006