Search Resources (English): Sexual abuse

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Sexual violence and dislocation in women's acquisition of HIV in Manitoba

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

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

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.

Sexual assault: what every girl and woman should know
Provides a good definition of sexual assault and abuse. Examines the issues of consent, who commits sexual assaults, and alcohol and date-rape drugs. Also presents tips on how to stay safe, and information for girls and women who have experienced sexual assault. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Sexual abuse
Describes sexual abuse of women, and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Custody and access or contact and control?
Demonstrates the ways battering men use the custody and access battle to continue their abuse and control of the mother through the children. (See Details)
Published: 1994
Violence against women: identifying risk factors
Summarizes two studies that used different methodologies and samples to determine the extent to which physical and sexual abuse as a child or adolescent contribute to later abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Survivors of sexual abuse: clinical, lifestyle and reproductive consequences
Examines whether reported sexual abuse and its associated demographic and health-related effects are different for aboriginal and non-aboriginal women. Finds that abuse may be associated with subsequent health behaviors, beyond specific physical and psychosocial disorders. Concludes that aboriginal and non-aboriginal women who have suffered sexual abuse showed substantial differences in their subsequent health and health-related behaviours. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998