Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world's longest running international journal on sexual health.The journal publishes original research, descriptive epidemiology, evidence-based reviews and comment on the clinical, public health, translational, sociological and laboratory aspects of sexual health from around the world.The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV - BASHH - was formed in 2003 through the merger of the Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases (MSSVD; established 1922) and the Association for Genitourinary Medicine (AGUM; established 1992). The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV is the UK leading organisation dealing with all aspects of sexual health care, setting standards and aiming to champion and promote good sexual health.BASHH is committed to public and patient engagement (PPE) in order to ensure the organisation is responsive to their needs.Meeting Protocol is in place until the Chair announces Open Chat. The following approved link may be helpful: following are chatroom-specific examples of inappropriate content.
Publishing original research and practical papers, the journal contains in-depth review articles, short papers, case reports, audit reports, CPD papers and a lively correspondence column.
When the abuse involves forced sex, it may constitute rape upon the other spouse, depending on the jurisdiction, and may also constitute an assault.
It includes direct sexual contact, the adult or otherwise older person engaging indecent exposure (of the genitals, female nipples, etc.) to a child with intent to gratify their own sexual desires or to intimidate or groom the child, asking or pressuring a child to engage in sexual activities, displaying pornography to a child, or using a child to produce child pornography.
Sexual abuse by a partner/intimate can include derogatory name calling, refusal to use contraception, deliberately causing unwanted physical pain during sex, deliberately passing on sexual diseases or infections and using objects, toys, or other items (e.g.
baby oil or lubricants) without consent and to cause pain or humiliation. Medem defines child sexual abuse as "any sexual act with a child performed by an adult or an older child." Child sexual abuse could include a number of acts, including but not limited to: For more information on identifying and preventing child sexual abuse, please see this PDF Guide from NSPCC. Medem suggests that parents and adults can watch for behavior changes in children that may indicate sexual abuse, such as: How to Get Help.