This study describes the prevalence of Forced Sex FS experiences of women who enrolled into an HIV biomedical intervention study, and its association with risky sexual behaviour. The results of this study are broadly consistent with those found in other studies and are similar in profile to women at higher risk for HIV acquisition in our setting. Thirty three million people are living with HIV worldwide with over half of those infected being women [ 1 ]. GBV is also associated with high levels of male dominance in a relationship [ 4 ].
Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, and Schooling among Young People in Urban South Africa
Sexual HIV risk behaviour and associated factors among pregnant women in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Risky sexual behavior
South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world. An estimated 7. Despite the progress made, AIDS remains the leading cause of death among adolescents.
Risky sexual behavior is the description of the activity that will increase the probability that a person engaging in sexual activity with another person infected with a sexually transmitted infection will be infected  or become pregnant, or make a partner pregnant. It can mean two similar things: the behavior itself, the description of the partner's behavior. The behavior could be unprotected vaginal , oral , or anal intercourse.