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Youth

Body thieves: help girls reclaim their natual bodies and become physically active

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sandra Susan Friedman
Publisher: 
Salal Books
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides parents and teachers and mentors with an understanding of girls' development through adolescence and examines the stressors they face.

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ISBN 0969888333
TEEN.F75 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Young women who use violence: myths and facts

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Heather Schramm
Publisher: 
Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Assesses the information presented in the media about young women who use violence, and replace the myths surrounding this topic with information based upon a more complete analysis of the issue.

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VIOL.S37 1998

Aboriginal education in Winnipeg inner city high schools

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English
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Author: 
Jim Silver
Kathy Mallett
Janice Greene
Freeman Simard
Publisher: 
Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Studies the educational circumstances of Aboriginal students in Winnipeg inner city high schools.

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ISBN 0886272998
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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex? A healthy sexuality resource

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English
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Janis Wood Catano
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides information for teens about sexuality, relationships and healthy sexual choices.

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ISBN 0888718519

Transforming spaces: girlhood, agency and power: conference summary report

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English
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Candis Steenbergen (ed.)
Publisher: 
POWER Camp National/Fille D'Action
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents articles, stories, poetry and essays, all related to a national conference that brought together girls, grassroots workers, academics, and artists who work with/for girls and young women. // Présente des articles, histoires, comptines et poèmes reliés à une conférence nationale qui a rassemblé des filles, des femmes travaillant dans le milieu communautaire, des universitaires et des artistes travaillant avec et auprès des filles et des jeunes femmes.

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ISBN 0973553103
TEEN.T73 2004

Timing of my menstrual period

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Discusses when menstruation begins and timing of cycles. Also provides links to additional information about periods.

Let's talk about self esteem

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English
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Online
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AYN Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Talks about different issues surrounding self esteem, self image and body image.

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BodyWise handbook

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides fact sheets and resource lists designed to help health care providers and school personnel to detect eating disorders among adolescents and provide suggestions for promoting positive body image and healthy eating behaviors.

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Self esteem

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English
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Online
Author: 
Bernadine Grant
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Youh Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Descibes what self-esteem is, how a person with high-esteem generally feels, how a person with low self-esteem generally feels, and how to help improve children's self-esteem.

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Self image

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English
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Online
Author: 
Bernadine Grant
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Youth Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Discusses self-image, what causes positive and negative self images, and the negative consequences a negative self image may have. Emphasizes that individuals often have a negative self image at some point in their lives.

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