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Human Rights and Women's Reproductive Health

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This web page provides justification for the human right to reproductive health based on international agreements and treaties. It outlines excerpts from these treaties that are relevant to ensure reproductive rights.
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Talking to Your Child About Pornography

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"Overall, exposure to pornography creates unrealistic expectations of sexual activity for both men and women. As a parent, it’s important to have an open and honest discussion about pornography." This page offers some strategies for approaching the subject. 
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Proud Of Me! Activity book for encouraging a sexually healthy child (for boys)

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This book is designed to do one thing: Create kids who are more comfortable talking about the sexual parts of their body.
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Reproductive Justice Briefing Book: A Primer on Reproductive Justice and Social Change

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This is the expanded and updated version of the book. The idea and original edition was developed in collaboration with many people in preparation and for distribution at the 2007 U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta.
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Vision for Healthy Relationships Education

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This document identifies some core components that provide the basis for effective healthy relationships education.
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Stages of HIV Infection

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This page discusses the three phases of HIV infection, what to expect, signs and symptoms, and various testing and treatment options at each phase. It Also includes a detailed description of common AIDS-defining (Opportunistic) Infections.
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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

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This webpage provides information about substances being used by perpetrators to compromise an individual's ability to consent to sexual activity. Safety tips for safe drinking are included.
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Talk To Your Doctor About PrEP

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This brochure offers guidance around meeting with a doctor about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), including before, during, and after a visit.
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Male Reproductive Control of Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence in the United States

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Abstract: "Women who have experienced intimate partner violence are consistently found to have poor sexual and reproductive health when compared to non-abused women, but the mechanisms through which such associations occur are inadequately defined (Coker, 2007). Through face-to-face, semi-structured in-depth interviews, we gathered full reproductive histories of 71 women aged 18-49 with a history of IPV recruited from a family planning clinic, an abortion clinic and a domestic violence shelter in the United States.
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Reproductive Justice Factsheet

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This factsheet details a description of reproductive justice for women living with HIV/AIDS, the challenges to receiving medical care, and promising practices.
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HIV Brochure: Living Healthier, Living Safer

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This brochure provides tips to women living with HIV and domestic violence for staying healthy and safe. It also outlines major signs of DV and provides guidance on how often to get tested for HIV. Available in English and Spanish.
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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

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The Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) covered in this fact sheet include: Overweight and Obesity, Tobacco Use, Substance Abuse, Responsible Sexual Behavior, Mental Health, Injury and Violence, Immunization, and Access to Health Care. The LHIs includes a total of ten health indicators and were listed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to measure the health and well-being of the nation for this decade.