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November 2016

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Clearinghouse Connector - Young women's health

The November Connector explores the issue of: Young women's health

For young people, adolescence is associated with physical change, friendships, first intimate relationships, and pressure to lay a strong foundation for a healthy and productive adulthood. However, research clearly shows that girls and boys are subjected to different expectations and pressures during adolescence on the basis of gender. Research also indicates that between the ages of 10 to 20, girls and young women’s experiences and health outcomes can differ from their male peers. Issues arising for young women in this age bracket include mental health and body image, sexual and reproductive health and relationships, as well as gender inequality, physical health and social inclusion. 

Annual Reports - released 24 October


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We invite you to visit our website and take the time to explore what's on offer.
You will find listings for events, publications and various other resources of interest.
The full range of Connector topics can be viewed and accessed here.
Jenny Ward
Clearinghouse Information Officer
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