Sex education

Sex education

Standards for sexuality education in Europe: a framework for policy makers, educational and health authorities and specialists

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English
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Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Cologne, Germany

Provides step-by-step instructions and a detailed matrix to support health and education professionals in their efforts to guarantee children accurate and sensitively presented information about sexuality. Guidelines developed by a group of 20 experts from 9 European countries.

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Available online.
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ISBN 978-3-937707-82-2
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Includes bibliographical references. Also available in Russian and Finnish. See the BZgA website to download those versions.

Positively informed: lesson plans and guidance for sexuality educators and advocates

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English
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Author: 
Andrea Irvin
Publisher: 
International Women's Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents a resource kit of lesson plans and guidance for sexuality educators that address gender issues, challenge discriminatory attitudes and behaviors, and present sexuality as a positive part of life rather than something to be feared and shrouded in taboos.

Sex? A healthy sexuality resource: background material

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Janis Wood Catano
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Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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.

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ISBN 0888718527

Five years of abstinence-only-until-marriage education: assessing the impact

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English
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Debra Hauser
Publisher: 
Advocates for Youth
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

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.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Trends in sexual risk behaviors among high school students: United States, 1991 to 1997 and 1999 to 2003

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Advocates for Youth
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

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.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Communication about sexuality in immigrant families: a guide for service providers

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English
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Sexuality Education Resource Centre
Publisher: 
Sexuality Education Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides background information, suggested exercises and resources, as well as additional sources of information to assist in the design of a program for immigrant parents.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia community

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a summary of research examining the barriers that prevent young women from receiving effectiv sexual health education and services.

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ACEWH TEEN.M68 1999

Sex Education Coalition, The

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development

For an organization that offers educational materials to sexuality and family life educators and provides a forum for discussion between clinicians, legislators, parents and youth. Also presents a variety of materials and resources to the general community concerning sexuality education

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Webmaster@SexEdCoalition.org
Fax Number: 
(810) 222-1910
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Attn. A. Zimmer 6101 Wilson Lane
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Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20817

The healthy student software collection

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University of Alberta Health Centre
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides software programs on various health topics relevant to young adults. Developed for students in post-secondary educational institutions, but most are also useful for high schools and the general public.

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Boîte à outils pour le milieu rural

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The how to rural toolkit
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Support Optique
Publisher: 
Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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