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Self-esteem, sport and physical activity (abridged version)  
http://www.caaws.ca/active/eng/resources/pdfs/Self_Esteem.pdf
Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips to make physical activity more empowering for young women. (See Details)
Published: 1993
Every girl's life guide
Presents information about everything girls and young women want to know about menstrual periods, skin care, relationships, exams, and more.
Published: 1998
20 ways to keep up with others in your class (Greek)  
http://www.goforyourlife.vic.gov.au/hav/admin.nsf/images/20_ways_to_keep_up_with_others_in_your_class-gr/$file/20_ways_to_keep_up_with_others_in_your_class-gr.pdf
Pprovides teenagers with 20 practical ways of getting more exercise into your day, in Greek. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroun  
http://www.iwhc.org/uploads/ACF7DA%2Epdf
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. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Scarleteen: sex education for the real world  
http://www.scarleteen.com/
American site that provides information for teens on all aspect of positive sexuality, including birth control, safe sex and sexually transmitted infections, masturbation and self-pleasuring, anatomy, diverse sexual orientation and identification, sexual and romantic relationship and communication tools, and care and compassion in sexual technique and practice. (See Details)
Network: adolescent reproductive health  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v20_3/index.htm
Gives information on sex education and other services for young adults to help reduce their risks of an unplanned pregnancy or infection from a sexually transmitted disease. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Guide for girls!  
http://www.gov.ns.ca/staw/pubs2005_06/Guide_Girls_05.pdf
Discusses preparing for work and career, relationships with friends and family, money management and community involvement. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Girls take action on mental health: gender and the mental health of young Canadians   
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41609

In June 2009, Girls Action Foundation published The Need for a Gender-Sensitive Approach to the Mental Health of Young Canadians.  This excerpt provides a summary of the report, including recommendations.

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Published: 2009
Cancer Under the Radar: Young Adults Tell Their Stories

A book about the unique experiences of people aged 18-30 living with a cancer diagnosis. It features phenomenal photos, prose, art and poetry by 15 young adults.  Produced in a effort to raise awareness about the needs of young adults with cancer.

Published: April 2010
Health on stage  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_2_Spring.pdf

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.

 


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Published: 1990