Myths & Facts Cards

No. of pages: 10

Publication date: 2012

Author: UNFPA

There is a lot of misinformation and myths out there about sex, sexual health and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Maybe you've heard something you are unsure about-such as "can you really get an STI from a toilet seat?"
The best way to avoid getting pregnant is through abstinence. Abstinence (not having any kind of sex) is the only 100% effective from of birth control.