Street youths

Street youths

Health on stage

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth

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Infections transmises sexuellement chez les jeunes de la rue au Canada
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Online
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Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Findings from Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth, 1999-2003, including an analysis of gender differences.

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Includes bibliographic references.

Running for their lives: the impact of family violence on youth homelessness

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English
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Anna McCormick
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Aware: The Newsletter of the BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that family violence, physical/sexual abuse, neglect, parental control, conflictual parent-child relationships, fear of the parent, and perceived parental indifference are the leading causes of young people’s decisions to leave home. Looks at coping and subsistence strategies, including violence, substance abuse, prostitution and suicide.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Voices from the margins: experiences of street youth in Winnipeg

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Author: 
Nancy Higgitt
Susan Wingert
Janice Ristock
Melissa Brown
Melvina Ballantyne
Sammy Caett
Kristin Coy
Rachel Quoquat
Operation Go Home
Publisher: 
Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the plight of street youth in Winnipeg, in their own voices. Provides recommendations to help organizations and services develop policies to prevent youth homelessness, provide support to those on the street, facilitate the process of getting off the street, and ensure that youth do not return to the street.

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Results from phase II of the enhanced surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases among Winnipeg street-involved youth study

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Carole M. Beaudoin
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among street youth and the behavioural and social risk factors that place them at risk for infection.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Familiar strangers: a study of adolescent prostitution

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Frederick Mathews
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Central Toronto Youth Services
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a condensed version of a research study looking at adolescent prostitution and urban street culture, street youth, and adolescent sexuality.

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SEXP.M38 1989

Drifting and doing: changes in drug use among Toronto street youth, 1990-1992

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Reginald G. Smart
Publisher: 
Addiction Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents information on the negative effects of drug use on street youth, based on a survey of youth aged 24 years and under interviewed between February and May, 1992 in downtown Toronto.

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ADDI.S63 1992
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