Search Resources (English): Street youths

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Familiar strangers: a study of adolescent prostitution
Presents a condensed version of a research study looking at adolescent prostitution and urban street culture, street youth, and adolescent sexuality.
Published: 1989
Drifting and doing: changes in drug use among Toronto street youth, 1990-1992
Presents information on the negative effects of drug use on street youth, based on a survey of youth aged 24 years and under interviewed between February and May, 1992 in downtown Toronto.
Published: 1992
Results from phase II of the enhanced surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases among Winnipeg street-involved youth study
Examines the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among street youth and the behavioural and social risk factors that place them at risk for infection. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Voices from the margins: experiences of street youth in Winnipeg
Looks at the plight of street youth in Winnipeg, in their own voices. Provides recommendations to help organizations and services develop policies to prevent youth homelessness, provide support to those on the street, facilitate the process of getting off the street, and ensure that youth do not return to the street. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Running for their lives: the impact of family violence on youth homelessness
Argues that family violence, physical/sexual abuse, neglect, parental control, conflictual parent-child relationships, fear of the parent, and perceived parental indifference are the leading causes of young people’s decisions to leave home. Looks at coping and subsistence strategies, including violence, substance abuse, prostitution and suicide. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth

Findings from Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth, 1999-2003, including an analysis of gender differences.

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Published: 2006
Health on stage

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