Sexually exploited youth

Sexually exploited youth

Daughters of the dispossessed: prostitution in the philippines

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Colette St-Hilaire
Robert Majzels
Freda Guttman
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses prostitution in the Philippines and how AIDS became an epidemic. Explains the role that poverty and tourism play in the sex industry. Prostitution as big business. How women are organizing themselves for support and access to health information.

Report of the APA task force on the sexualization of girls

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English
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Online
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American Psychological Association
Publication Date: 
2007

Looks at the proliferation of sexualized images of girls and young women in advertising, merchandising, and media, and explores the cognitive and emotional consequences, consequences for mental and physical health, and impact on development of a healthy sexual self-image. Also has a section on what parents can do.

Sexual violence and dislocation in women's acquisition of HIV in Manitoba

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Iris McKeown
JA Hildes
Sharon Reid
Pam Orr
Shelley Turner
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between violence, engagement in risk behaviours, HIV exposure, and economic conditions.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

The commercial sexual exploitation of children in the U.S., Canada and Mexico: full report

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English
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Online
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Richard J Estes
Neil Alan Weiner
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University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Philadephia, PA

Reports on the nature, extent and seriousness of child sexual exploitation in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The sexual exploitation of children: a working guide to the empirical litterature

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English
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Richard J Estes
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University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Philadephia, PA

Provides a bibliography of the empirical literatures relating to child abuse, child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, and the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Commercial sexual exploitation of children in Canada

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English
Author: 
David Thompson
Publisher: 
Beyond Borders
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides information on the causes, prevalence and effects of commercial sexual exploitation of children, as well as recommendations to deal with the problem.

Beyond Borders

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

Works to raise awareness to the plight of children exploited in the sex trade and support initiatives to have all forms of sexual acitivity with children regarded as child abuse.

Primary Telephone: 
204-284-6862
Email Address: 
rprober@beyondborders.org
Fax Number: 
204-452-1333
Street Address: 
387 Broadway Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0V5

Sex differences in youth-reported depressive symptomatology and unwanted Internet sexual solicitation

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English
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Paper
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Michele L Ybarra
Philip J Leaf
Marie Diener-West
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Journal of Medical Internet Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Investigates the association between youth-reported depressive symptomatology and unwanted Internet sexual solicitation and identifies sex differences in related characteristics of affected youth.

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ISSN 14388871
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Includes bibliographical references.

Network: nonconsensual sex

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English
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Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park. CA

Discusses aspects of nonconsensual sexual, which disproportionately affects youth, including potential health impacts, assistance to victims of sexual abuse, and prevention.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Children and youth as victims of violent crime

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English
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Online
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that children and youth are over represented as victims of police reported sexual assaults.

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