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Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines the barriers which prevent young women from receiving maximally effective sexual health education in their schools and related services from physicians and in pharmacies.

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Published: 2000
Canadian guidelines for sexual health education  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cgshe-ldnemss/index-eng.php

Revised from 2003 edition. Offers clear direction to assist local, regional and national groups as well as organizations and government bodies concerned with education and community health to further develop and improve sexual health education policies and programs that address the diverse needs of Canadians. Provides the framework for evaluating existing sexual health education programs policies, and related services available to Canadians.

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Published: 2008
Boîte à outils pour le milieu rural  
http://www.ppfc.ca/ppfc/toolkit/

Provides readers with a wide range of information regarding maintaining or establishing a sexual and reproductive health program or service in their community, including methods of obtaining funding, assessing community needs, and developing and evaluating programs. / Comprend des outils et des ressources pour déterminer les enjeux et les besoins de la collectivité ou du groupe auquel vous voulez adresser, pour bâtir un soutien communautaire et établir des partenariats, et pour obtenir des fonds pour vos activités, programmes et services.

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Published: 2002
Sexuality education resource manual for support workers of people with developmental disabilities  
http://www.cbca.ab.ca/sexedmanual/tableofcontents.htm

Provides information, guidance, and resources for support workers on relationships; puberty; anatomy and function; sexual experiences; conception, pregnancy and options; labour and delivery; birth control; sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); and personal care.

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Published: 2000
Adolescent sexual health services and education: options for Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policy_disc_papers/disc-series8.pdf

Identifies health and educational policy issues concerning adolescents and their sexual health, so that action to address this area can be considered for Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/developing-understanding.pdf

Examines barriers preventing young women from receiving effective sexual health education from their schools, physicians and pharmacies. Based on a survey by Amherst Initiative for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality.

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Published: 1999
Five years of abstinence-only-until-marriage education: assessing the impact  
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications/stateevaluations/index.htm
Reviews evaluations of 10 US states that took part in the federally funded abstinence-only education program. Concludes that there was no "long-term success in impacting teen sexual behavior" in any of those states, and only one showed "short-term success in delaying the initiation of sex. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Trends in sexual risk behaviors among high school students: United States, 1991 to 1997 and 1999 to 2003  
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications/factsheet/fstrends.htm
Describes a decline of 11% in students who had sex between 1991 and 1997, when comprehensive sexuality education was more prevalent. Finds that from 1999-2003, when funding for abstinence-only education increased, there was no significant decline. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Sex? A healthy sexuality resource: background material  
http://www.gov.ns.ca/ohp/publications/Sex_A_Healthy_Sexuality_Resource_Background.pdf
Presents a reference for public health nurses and others who may be called on to answer questions about, or related to, Sex? A Healthy Sexuality Resource. Provides background information on the resource, answers to frequently asked questions, Health/Personal Development and Relationships curriculum outcomes, and information on how to talk to your kids about sexuality. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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