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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
The commercial sexual exploitation of children in the U.S., Canada and Mexico: full report

Reports on the nature, extent and seriousness of child sexual exploitation in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Published: 2001
The sexual exploitation of children: a working guide to the empirical litterature

Provides a bibliography of the empirical literatures relating to child abuse, child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, and the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Published: 2001
Commercial sexual exploitation of children in Canada
Provides information on the causes, prevalence and effects of commercial sexual exploitation of children, as well as recommendations to deal with the problem.
Published: 2005
Child and youth trafficking and prostitution in Canada   
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/sex_trade/index.html
Discusses the problems surrounding the trafficking of women and girls for use in the sex trade. Suggests measures to be adopted by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Being heard: the experiences of young women in prostitution
Looks at the complex set of understandings and issues at stake for young women prostitutes. Explores such issues as self-identity, health and safety issues, and Canadian legislation and its relationship to youth prostitutes.
Published: 2003
Report of the APA task force on the sexualization of girls  
http://www.apa.org/pi/wpo/sexualization.html
Looks at the proliferation of sexualized images of girls and young women in advertising, merchandising, and media, and explores the cognitive and emotional consequences, consequences for mental and physical health, and impact on development of a healthy sexual self-image. Also has a section on what parents can do. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth: national and international perspectives  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/traff.htm
Argues that the combination of gender-based discrimination, poverty, and powerlessness blended with forces of oppression such as racism, sexism, and classism create an environment conducive to the sexual exploitation of certain groups of women and girls both at home and abroad. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Cybertip.ca  
http://www.cybertip.ca/en/cybertip/
Handles tips of potentially illegal material and activities regarding the online sexual exploitation of children. Provides information and other resources to help Canadians keep themselves and their families safe while on the Internet. (See Details)
Published: 2002-
Report of the round table on child sex tourism  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/child_sex_tourism/index_e.html
Presents the results of a discussion hosted in 1996 by the Secretary of State that focused on international issues and specific actions aimed at preventing the sexual exploitation of children. (See Details)
Published: 1996