sexual responsibility

(1) The ethical obligations that a person who knows he/she has an STD—especially HIV—has to others with whom he/she engages in penetrative sexual activity
(2) The duty one has to a partner to not impose the risk of pregnancy and/or sexually-transmitted disease, by wearing condoms, even in absence of known disease

sexual responsibility

The ethical obligations that a person who knows he/she has an STD–especially HIV–has to others with whom he/she engages in penetrative sexual activity. See Negotiated safety, Sexual ethics. Cf Fabian Bridges, Self-protection.
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Individual behavioural change programs could involve men, focusing on their sexual responsibility and respect for women, while governments could link social programs to HIV prevention.
He shows that Pentecostal churches and their FBOs promote messages about sexuality that emphasize ideas such as individual choice, ethical selfhood and sexual responsibility.
The athletic department has taken a proactive approach in educating our student-athletes on sexual responsibility by having law enforcement, outside experts and university and athletic department personnel work with our student-athletes throughout the year.
Chapters have been reorganized and discuss nutrition (including new federal dietary guidelines) and weight management before fitness, and the chapter on sexually transmitted infections has been moved to the section on sexual responsibility.
Louis university's Sexual Responsibility Week, reports Fox News.
It is time for sexual responsibility to be considered a gender-neutral issue, and efforts are needed to include males in prevention practices to a greater extent.
These ambassadors will be prominent men in society who agree to speak out about issues of concern to them--including perhaps the importance of sexual responsibility or preventing gender-based violence.
You can blame a lack of sex education in schools all you like, and it is clearly still an issue, but at the end of the day teaching kids about sexual responsibility is the duty of parents.
He's ruthless scoundrel completely without morals and possessing all the sexual responsibility of an alley-cat.
Over time there has been erosion of the role which circumcision schools once played in the sexual socialisation of young men, and emergence of the idea that initiation gives men the unlimited and unquestionable fight to sex rather than marking the point at which sexual responsibility begins.
Ansell and other leading condom suppliers are doing their part in getting the word out about the importance of sexual responsibility and condom use.
There are also sections on counseling, confidentiality and consent, sexual responsibility, and sexual decision making.