Adolescence

Adolescence

When teenage girls have been sexually abused: a guide for teenagers

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English
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Author: 
Louise Doyle
Vancouver Incest and Sexual Assault Centre (VISAC)
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Helps teenage girls who have been sexually abused to understand their feelings about the abuse and know that they are not alone. Defines different types of sexual exploitation and some of the specific laws which make it a criminal offense. Describes their feelings of confusion, embarrassment, fear and anger as well as their experiences in telling someone about the abuse, and finding support.

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ISBN 0662610032
SEXP.D69 1994

Helping your teens cope: responding to the stress of terrorism and armed conflicts

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English
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Mental Health Promotion Unit, Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers advise and recommendations to parents, caregivers, family members, and teachers of teens on how to help them cope with the stress of terrorist attacks and armed conflict.

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ISBN 0662317831
TEEN.H45 2002

Fact sheets on the human rights of children and their sexual and reproductive health

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English
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International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of seven fact sheets.

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WGYN.I68 2001

Tenuous connections: urban Aboriginal youth sexual health and pregnancy

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English
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Kim Anderson
Publisher: 
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the issue of adolescent pregnancy in the urban Aboriginal community and includes broader questions about youth sexuality and sexual health.

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ABGN.T46 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Young lives at risk: adolescents and sexual health

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English
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Maria de Bruyn
Publisher: 
Panos
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents a profile of the sexual health of teenagers on a global level and addresses the kinds of risks that are putting their health in danger, such as sexually transmitted diseases, lack of reliable health information, unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion, sexual abuse, and anxiety about being attracted to members of the same sex.

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TEEN .Y68 1999

A cappella north: a survey of teenage girls in the Yukon

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English
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Jane Koepke
Yukon Teachers' Association
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The Yukon Government Women's Directorate and Department of Education
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Explores the experiences of young women in Yukon, their concerns and the obstacles they face, including views on self image, violence against women, relationships with parents, gender issues, sexuality, and plans for the future.

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TEEN.A22 1995

Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroun

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English
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Author: 
Andrea Irvin
Publisher: 
International Women's Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

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.

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TEEN.I78 2000

The opportunity of adolescence: the health sector contribution

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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides extensive information about the specific health issues for adolescents. Using the determinants of health framework, describes the current health status for adolescents and identifies areas where certain youth have greater needs for information and support. Considers the importance of gender, ethnic and cultural differences in adolescent development and behaviours. Identifies opportunities for the health sector to take action to promote the healthy development of adolescents, building on the health sector's previous investments in early child development.

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ISBN 0662292421
TEEN.F43 2000
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