What is Sexual Vulnerability?
This refers to the susceptibility of a person or group to sex-related injury, or to any unwanted or undesirable sex-related outcomes. Such sex-related injury includes all forms of sexual abuse, sexual manipulation and domination, forced sex or forced sexual practice, unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and many other undesired outcomes. (http://www.arsrc.org/downloads/sia/jun11/jun11.pdf)
Who is affected?
Children, Teenagers, Young Adults
Factors that enhance Sexual Vulnerability
Gender, Race, class, ethnicity, war, disability
Who are affected?
Although both young males and females are involved in sexual activities, females are more vulnerable
Infections, Unwanted pregnancy, HIV/AIDS