Online Program

Wrap it up, consent is sexy, social networks and special populations in women's reproductive and sexual health

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Emerging adult women face a myriad of challenges when considering sexual intentions, behaviors and risk factors. This session will explore how social networks act as a risk and or protective factor for intimate partner violence among homeless youth. Additionally, this session will examine if online escort advertising can serve as a proxy to measure sexual health risk for female escorts or their customers, as well as explore young, college women’s perceptions of control and ability to safely negotiate sex with potential partners.
Session Objectives: Describe the risks faced by women with respect to their sexual health behaviors. Compare gender similarities and differences with respect to sexual decision making. Explain the impact of social networks on sexual health behaviors and intimate partner violence.

Intimate partner violence and the social networks of female homeless youth   
Robin Petering, MSW, Eric Rice, PhD, Hailey Winetrobe, MPH, CHES and Harmony Rhoades, PhD
What is consent?: Considering the implications of persuasion and coercion   
Deanna Walters, MEd, Ashley Lima, MPH, Elizabeth Wilson, MPH, Katie Hein, Ph.D. and Jessica Legge Muilenburg, PhD
Wrap it up or wait? : Gender differences in attitudes regarding sex initiation and condom use   
Miranda Iverson, Nancy Moore, MPH, CPH, Ashley Lima, MPH and Jessica Legge Muilenburg, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Men's Health Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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