Sexual Health

Below are resources for safe sex practices and sexual violence prevention. Sexual violence is sexual activity when consent in not obtained or not freely given.

Sexual Health Resources

Sexual Violence Resources

Data on Sexual Health in Youth

Sexual Violence Starts Early

1 in 0
female rape victims experienced it for the first time between 11-17 years old

and 1 in 8 reported that it occurred before age 10. Nearly 1 in 4 male rape victims experienced it for the first time between 11-17 years old and about 1 in 4 reported that it occurred before age 10. (CDC)

Sexual Violence is Common

1 in 0
women
& 1 in 0
men

experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes. Nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 38 men have completed or attempted rape and 1 in 14 men was made to penetrate someone (completed or attempted) during his lifetime. (CDC)

0 %
LGB Students

had been forced to have sexual intercourse at some point in their lives.(CDC)

Sexual Activity In Youth

Percent of never-married teens aged 15-19 who have ever had sexual intercourse: Females 41.6%, Males 37.5% (2015-2017) (CDC)

54% of STI’s are diagnosed among people younger than 26

Chlamydia is the most common STI in NY State.

Most STI’s show no symptoms.

Percent of women aged 15-49 currently using the pill: 12.6% (CDC)

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