Sexual health

NARROWER TERMS
Strategy

Department of Health - Western Australian Aboriginal sexual health and blood-borne virus strategy

This strategy outlines the guiding principles, goals, targets and priority areas needed for an effective, coordinated and comprehensive state-wide response to the impact of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections on Aboriginal people in Western Australia (WA).
Systematic review

An evidence review from Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada for the WA Aboriginal sexual health and blood-borne virus strategy

This review was commissioned by the Department of Health Western Australia with the aim to prevent and reduce rates of blood born viruses infection in Australian communities.
Policy report

Policy briefs from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health

This major report provides policy briefs on major topics for women’s health and wellbeing. It draws on an array of ALSWH research work undertaken over the past decade that has been published with peer review and that provides sufficient evidence to warrant a series of...
Report

Bloodborne viral and sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This report provides information on the occurrence of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia.
Guide

STI and BBV control in remote communities

This manual was developed by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as part of the Young Deadly Free project, to support clinicians in efforts to boost STI and BBV testing rates for young people living in and visiting remote communities.
Working paper

Sexual health and economic empowerment of young women and girls in Cuba: exploring the role of social norms

This literature review brings together evidence on the linkages between social norms and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), as well as between social norms and women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The focus is on Cuba, but broader evidence is presented from the Latin America and Caribbean...
Discussion paper

Growing up unequal: how sex and gender impact young women's health and wellbeing

The aim of this paper is to look at young women's health and wellbeing between the ages of 10 and 20. We examine young women's experience of six interrelated priority health areas: physical health, sexual and reproductive health, body image, relationships, mental health and social...
Survey

National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health 2018

This survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of Australian adolescents. The anonymous survey asks questions about knowledge, behaviour and educational experiences related to sexual health and well-being. The Commonwealth Department of Health-funded study has been conducted approximately every five years...
Report

Advancing HIV justice: a progress report on achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation

This document scans the current situation, the good developments and the bad; details the many initiatives by independent experts, governments, the United Nations and civil society; describes the latest research and its findings in terms of prosecutions and convictions and the social impact of these...
Report

Advancing HIV justice 2: building momentum in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation

The aim of Advancing HIV Justice 2 is to provide a progress report of achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation.