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