GirlGI | Girl Gone International Issue 6 - Page 55

66% of GGIs have had casual AWARENESS sex while living or travelling abroad 81% worry about contracting an STI 35% have had unprotected sex with a casual partner overseas 17% have contracted an STI Results from the worldwide Girl Gone International Sexual Health Survey June 2014 If you have casual sex, whether vaginal, anal or oral, you are at risk of catching a sexually transmitted disease (STIs) such as chlamydia, trichomonas vaginalis, HIV, herpes and gonorrhea. As GGI’s, we travel and date far and wide so it is important to be aware that some countries are more risky than others – flip the pages to check out our map! But remember, STIs know no borders. Never take a risk, no matter where you are.