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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
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
Gender, religion, sexuality and the state: mediating the Hadood laws in Pakistan  
http://www.uwo.ca/violence/hadood.pdf
Presents a brief sketch of Pakistani Hadood laws and examines the social and political context in which the ordinance was passed as well as some implications of the laws. Also gives voice to the experience of 14 Pakistani women whose lives have been affected by the Hadood Ordinance. (See Details)
Published: 2001
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
NGO contributions to sexual & reproductive health & rights in Latin America: recommendations from civil society for improved fol
Presents the observations and general conclusions of the regional NGO including those of the working groups particularly in the areas of promoting sexual and reproductive rights, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, promoting shared responsibilities and male participation, incorporating a gender perspective in sexual and reproductive health services.
Published: 1998
Fast times at hard knocks high: a comic book that looks at HIV/AIDS
Provides a graphic novel that look at AIDS in the context of friendship, romance, and communication between youth.
Published: 1997
Women and epilepsy: sexual relationships  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/sexualrelationships.html
Examines the impacts of epilepsy on a woman's sexuality. (See Details)
Power surge: sex, violence & pornography
Surveys the movement against pornography and sexual violence, its strategies and challenges for the nineties. Confronts the complexity of these issues. Argues that the only route to female empowerment is to confront women's experience.
Published: 1995
Sexuality & disability webliography  
http://www.bccpd.bc.ca/wdi/sex_dis_webliog/Sexuality_Disability_Webliog.pdf
Provides a listing of web resources that meet the sex education needs of individuals with disabilities, their carers, and professionals with an interest in the topic. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Sex is not a natural act & other essays
Examines the social construction of sexuality and female sexual dysfunction.
Published: 2004