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New resources from SIN

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SIN (South Australian Adult Industry Workers Association), February 2018 The posters below were originally designed in an effort to engage migrant students with SIN’s services. However, they are not restricted to students, and may be a beneficial engagement tool in many environments.  Please feel free to distribute these to any setting where you feel they may be beneficial – with a...

Summary of results: Trans Pathways: the mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people

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Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, September 1, 2017 Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people (194 participants). What did Trans Pathways tell us? Trans young people are...

University sexual assault report: Half of all Australian students harassed at least once in 2016

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ABC News, 1st August 2017 More than half of all university students were sexually harassed on at least one occasion last year, a landmark survey by the Human Rights Commission has found. Key points: The report found women experienced harassment and assaults at disproportionately higher rates than men Almost a third of harassment took place on university grounds or teaching spaces Residential...

More Training Needed for Australian Doctors to Identify and Treat FGM Patients

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AMA, 23 Mar 2017 Training for doctors in how to identify and treat patients who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) should be included in tertiary medical curricula, the AMA said today. Releasing the AMA’s Position Statement on Female Genital Mutilation 2017, AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that while FGM is only practised in about 30 countries, and is illegal in Australia...

How ethical is sexual assault research?

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The Conversation, published April 6, 2017 1.17pm AEST Thirty-nine Australian universities will now individually release the findings of a national research project on sexual assault and harassment on campus. This case has raised some substantial questions about what constitutes “ethical” research on sexual assault. Why does it matter if research is ethical or not? And what steps could or should...

Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It

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New Yorker, June 25, 2016 Zhana Vrangalova has spent the past decade researching human sexuality, and, in particular, the kinds of sexual encounters that occur outside the norms of committed relationships. The Web site she started in 2014 began as a small endeavor fuelled by personal referrals, but has since grown to approximately five thousand visitors a day, most of whom arrive at the site...

Welcome to SASHA

SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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