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Sexual violence and dislocation in women's acquisition of HIV in Manitoba  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

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

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Published: 2006
Doing it all: developing integrated support for women experiencing mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses integrated and women-centred approaches to treatment and support for women who experience mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems.

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Published: 2006
Teenage pregnancy and associated risk behaviors among sexually abused adolescents  
http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/journals/3609804.html

Studies the link between adolescent pregnancy and sexual abuse history. Concludes that teenage pregnancy risk is strongly linked to sexual abuse, especially for males and those who have experienced both incest and nonfamilial abuse.

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Published: 2004
Violence against women in Canada

Discusses and gives statistics on the prevalence of physical and sexual abuse. Examines abuse by a marital partner, including the incidence and type of injuries, and abuse committed during pregnancy.

Published: 2002
Frequently asked questions about violence and young women

Demonstrates that girls are at greater risk for sexual abuse compared to boys. Includes information about the higher risk of violence for young women and girls from marginalized communities. Lists information on resources available for assaulted women.

What about accountability to the patient?  
http://www.yorku.ca/sexabuse/
Provides advice and recommendations to the Minister on the public's experience with colleges' complaints and discipline process in cases of a sexual nature. (See Details)
Published: 2000
National strategy to prevent abuse in Inuit communities  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/nuluaq/abusepreventionstrategy.pdf
Presents a strategy that aims for a steady reduction in incidents of violence and abuse in Inuit communities, and the eventual return of caring and respectful relationships. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Healing from sexual abuse trauma with spirituality  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39612
Discusses the limits of traditional psychology for treating sexual abuse survivors, and ways to incorporate spiritual healing in order to move from being simply survivors to truly being alive. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence  
http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/publications/violence/economic_dimensions/en/
Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment. (See Details)
Published: 2004
When teenage girls have been sexually abused: a guide for teenagers  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/pdfs/whenteenagegirls.pdf
Helps teenage girls who have been sexually abused to understand their feelings about the abuse and know that they are not alone. Defines different types of sexual exploitation and some of the specific laws which make it a criminal offense. Describes their feelings of confusion, embarrassment, fear and anger as well as their experiences in telling someone about the abuse, and finding support. (See Details)
Published: 1994