Girls

Girls

Transforming spaces: girlhood, agency and power: conference summary report

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English
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Paper
Papier
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Candis Steenbergen (ed.)
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POWER Camp National/Fille D'Action
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents articles, stories, poetry and essays, all related to a national conference that brought together girls, grassroots workers, academics, and artists who work with/for girls and young women. // Présente des articles, histoires, comptines et poèmes reliés à une conférence nationale qui a rassemblé des filles, des femmes travaillant dans le milieu communautaire, des universitaires et des artistes travaillant avec et auprès des filles et des jeunes femmes.

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ISBN 0973553103
TEEN.T73 2004

Timing of my menstrual period

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Discusses when menstruation begins and timing of cycles. Also provides links to additional information about periods.

BodyWise handbook

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides fact sheets and resource lists designed to help health care providers and school personnel to detect eating disorders among adolescents and provide suggestions for promoting positive body image and healthy eating behaviors.

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You deserve to be safe: a guide for girls with disabilities

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English
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Lorna Renooy
Publisher: 
Disabled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Discusses specific problems of violence and abuse that girls with many different types of disabilities may experience. Categorizes and defines different types of violence and abuse. Discusses why abuse may happen and offers advice as well as lists organizations that girls can turn to for help.

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The girl child: having to 'fit'

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English
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Online
Author: 
Yasmin Jiwani
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FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Briefly summarizes socio-economic factors which marginalize girls and young women around the world and in Canada. Decries the gender-neutral concept of violence prevalent in Canada which impacts public attitudes, support and funding for gender-specific programs and policies.

Violence against girls: statistical highlights

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English
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Online
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FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides data on the percentage of Canadian girls who have been the victims of abuse (physical, sexual, or psychological); sexual assault, or homicide. Includes bibliographic references.

Making an informed decision about girls' participation on boys' teams

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English
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Paper
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Sheila Robertson (ed.)
Peggy Edwards (ed.)
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Cloucester, ON

Provides a tool for informing leaders about the options and long-term considerations involved in making a decision related to girls' participation on boys' sports teams.

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ISSN 1195003X
WOMI.C36 1995

A guide to puberty and menstrual cycles

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what happens during puberty, including late or early breast development, the timing of your menstrual period, why you get it and what it feels like.

A guide to using your first tampon

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English
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Online
Author: 
Noel DiCarlo
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides information for young women using tampons for the first time. Includes information on toxic shock syndrome.

Center for Young Women's Health Children's Hospital Boston

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services

Conducts research and offers health information, clinical care, and a variety of programs and services designed to educate and empower girls and young women ages 12-22. Web site provides links to consumer health information.

Primary Telephone: 
617-355-2994
Email Address: 
cywh@childrens.harvard.edu
Fax Number: 
617-730-0192
Street Address: 
5th Flo 300 Longwood Ave
City: 
Boston
Province: 
Masachusetts
Postal/ZIP Code: 
02115
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