Reproductive health

Reproductive health

Tenuous connections: urban Aboriginal youth sexual health and pregnancy

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English
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Author: 
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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.T46 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Reproductive health, gender and human rights: a dialogue

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English
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Author: 
Elaine Murphy, ed.
Kann Ringheim, ed.
Women's Reproductive Health Initiative (WRHI)
Publisher: 
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides a collection of articles by public health and human rights experts who examine both the common interests and significant differences that the two perspectives bring to reproductive health issues.

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GEND.R47 2001

Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights

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English
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Author: 
Isfahan Merali
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WGYN.M47 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Annotated bibliography on reproductive health hazards in the workplace in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Labour Canada, Women's Bureau
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents an annotated bibliography with an emphasis on Canadian material and experience since 1980 and relevant legal cases since 1970 on reproductive health hazards in the workplace.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662162366
WORK.A56 1988

Women and sexual and reproductive health

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English
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Health Canada Women's Health Bureau
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses women's sexual and reproductive health as a key aspect of health that impacts our quality of life regardless of age, gender, culture, abilities, sexual orientation or other characteristics that make up our identity. Provides statistical information on the status of women's sexual and reproductive health in Canada and profiles Health Canada Initiatives in this area.

CBCA: Sexual and Reproductive Wellness Centre

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All women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling

Offers counselling and education services that help people consider their sexual and reproductive choices in informed and responsible ways. Discusses pregnancy, birth control, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS, sexuality, and sexual orientation (including gay, lesbian and bisexual issues).

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Primary Telephone: 
403-283-5580
Email Address: 
generalmail@cbca.ab.ca
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Fax Number: 
403-270-3209
TTY/TDD: 
403-283-5541
Street Address: 
304-301 14th St NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2N 2A1

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

A gynecologist's second opinion: the questions and answers you need to take charge of your health

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English
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Paper
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William H. Parker
Rachel L. Parker
Publisher: 
Penguin Books Canada Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Aims to provide women with an understanding of how our bodies should work, and an educated idea of what has gone wrong when a problem arises.

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ISBN 0452283920
WGYN.P37 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network : Written in a Q& A format, the book attempts to provide women with an understanding of how our bodies should work, and an educated idea of what has gone wrong when a problem arises. Clear descriptions of common problems with multiple and up-to-date treatment options, paired with stories of women who have dealt with them, make this an easy-to-use reference.

Gender equity in health: debates and dilemmas

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English
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Online
Author: 
Lesley Doyal
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores the impact of gender divisions on the health and the health care of both women and men and draws out some of the policy implications of this analysis.

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Includes bibliographical references.

International women's health program

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English
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Online
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes an international women's health partnership initiative by the SOGC.

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