Safe sex

Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as HIV/AIDS. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions. Some sources prefer the term safer sex to more precisely reflect the fact that these practices reduce, but do not completely eliminate, the risk of disease transmission. In recent years, the term "sexually transmitted infections" (STIs) has been preferred over "STDs", as it has a broader range of meaning; a person may be infected, and may potentially infect others, without showing signs of disease. Safe sex practices became more prominent in the late 1980s as a result of the AIDS epidemic. Promoting safe sex is now one of the aims of sex education. Safe sex is regarded as a harm reduction strategy aimed at reducing risks. The risk reduction of safe sex is not absolute; for example the reduced...
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Manishbansal Manishbansal
Manishbansal Manishbansal and 2 more commented on the discussion by Rakhee Makhija
on Jul 22, 2014 , 03:35 pm
Rakhee Makhija - 'Found condoms in son's wallet'
Last week while cleaning up my 15-year-old son's room, I was shocked to find a packet of condom in his wallet. I know at such young age, kids read about sex and want to try out thing for fun sake but its not right. I am really worried about him and more »
Yashveer Sangwan
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