Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.
Family planning is the voluntary planning and action taken by individuals to prevent, delay or achieve a pregnancy. Family planning services include counseling and education, birth control methods, pregnancy testing and STD/STI screening services...
HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. When a person has HIV it means the HIV virus is in his or her body. When a person has AIDS it means HIV has made it so the body cannot fight off infections. Since AIDS is an advanced form of an HIV infection, everyone who has AIDS also has HIV. HIV causes AIDS. HIV enters the body through blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk from an infected person...
Sexual Violence Prevention
Sexual violence is against the law and refers to sexual activity where consent is not obtained or freely given. Anyone can experience sexual violence, but most victims are female...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are infections that are spread through anal, oral or vaginal intercourse. Some STDs such as HIV and Hepatitis B can also be transmitted by sharing drug injection equipment...