Puberty

Puberty

Resisting womanhood

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Underwood Scharff
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines the authors personal narrative, follows her adolescent development, gender journey, fear of sexuality, experiences with amenorrhea, body image and coming into feminism. 

4 Girls Only

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English
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Paper
Online
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Manitoba Status of Women
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A guide for girls and a journal that goes with it.  Talks about body image, bullying, self esteem, relationships, puberty, etc.

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Contact the Manitoba Status of Women to order a copy. Also available online.

Just for girls

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
AYN Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Talks about the changes young women go through during puberty, including getting your first period and how to deal with cramps and PMS.

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A guide to puberty and menstrual cycles

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
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.

GirlsHealth.gov

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

Gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. Focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns.

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Body image: young women speak out!

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Marika Morris
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reviews "That Body Image: Young Women Speak Out!" a compilation of 600 essays by young women that presents their perspectives and experiences with their own bodies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Sweet secrets: stories of menstruation

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Paula Wansbrough
Publisher: 
Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a collection of stories for the young reader by other girls who share the common experience of menstruation.

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ISBN 1929005333
MENS.S94 1997
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring 1998: Unlike the standard "just the facts" approach, this collection of stories provides the young reader with her very own confidantes, others who share a common experience. Sweet Secrets is ideal for initiating discussion between parents and their daughters about sexuality and growing up.
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