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Sexual Health

Sexual health is both physical and emotional. We're here to help women avoid unwanted pregnancies and infections.

Good sexual relationships are pleasurable, safe and free of coercion, discrimination and violence. Sadly, too many women across Derbyshire are denied good sexual health because they lack sexual health education or face barriers to accessing statutory sexual health services.

Some are also being exploited, abused or coerced to undertake unsafe sexual practices. Find out how Women’s Work is reaching out to those women who need support the most to reduce the risk of harm or illness; to identify and treat diseases such as HIV much earlier; and crucially, empower women to make healthier lifestyle choices in future.


Helpline & additional information

To talk to someone about a sexual health issue, you can call the national sexual health helpline free on 0300 123 7123. Your call will be treated with sensitivity and in strict confidence. The Sexual Health Helpline is open from 9 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday and between 11 am and 4 pm over the weekends.  There is more information on the   Your Sexual Health Matters website

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