Looking after your sexual health is not only about avoiding an STI or unplanned pregnancy. It's also about your right to respectful sexual relationships, access to reliable information and freedom from any form of coercion, violence, stigma or discrimination. Understanding sexual health and knowing your options and rights, can help keep you as safe and healthy as possible.
Like most things in life, there is no guarantee that sex will ever be 100% safe. There are things that you can do, however, that can make it safer for you and your sexual partners. These include: