The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Rape Victims And Prevention Against Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

PLEASE READ... Rape Victim

I was forced to perform unprotected anal and oral sex.At the time I was seven years old and it was a eight year old that was the abuser. He made me take part in anal and oral sex. Both of us were males. I'm now 22 and for the last 15 years I've been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation to discuss other issues surrounding your childhood trauma. Should my reassurances not be sufficient for you to shake your HIV fears, you could consider getting a single rapid HIV test. You'd have a definitive result in as few as 20 minutes.... Read more »

ALMOST Rape Victim

Ok here it goes... I haven't spoke about this to anyone and it's eating me up inside.I am... Read more »

Thank's from the no loger freaked out rape victim/new mom

Thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question. I know you must get a lot of them.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Envoy Urges African States to Stiffen Laws on Preventing Rape

...No effort should be spared to bring an end to these atrocities, said Mataka, who called on regional authorities to compensate rape victims and pay for their medical and psychological treatment. Back to other news for August 2009 Search... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ivory Coast: Rape Victims Suffer Anonymity in Conflict

...hundreds of survivors of these acts who are having great difficulty just living," he said. "They do not have the means to get HIV tests, or when they have HIV, they cannot get treatment because they do not have health care." Some of the worst... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Congo Urged to Help 40,000 Rape Victims

...continued to rape women and carry out other acts of violence and torture. Many raped women fear they have caught diseases such as HIV/AIDS, and their communities often shun them. "The women we met often said: "I've no future, I'd prefer to die,'"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Help Scarce for Refugee Rape Victims in Jordan

...their illegal status, yet emergency contraceptives and post-exposure prophylaxis drugs to reduce the likelihood of contracting HIV are unavailable there. That was the message delivered Monday by Sarah Chynoweth of the New York-based Women's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Horrified Rape Victim

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...answers concerning possible infection. Here is my story: On June 4, 2005, I was raped. The rapist was caught and found to be HIV+. In short, I had a nervous breakdown. I'm talking hospitalization for two weeks. I have had every symptom known,... Read more »


Posted by NewlyPoz2774, 4 Replies
I just tested positive in September. While my physical health is fine, CD4 count of 650 and VL 13000, my emotional health is struggling. I have a couple of friends that I trust that I have told about my status and while they've been very... Read more »

How accurate...

Posted by MOCHA, 2 Replies
...Are RNA Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests. Where I live this is routine in an HIV test. They say that it helps find HIV itself during acute HIV infection, during ARS. The doctor there told me that it detects Read more »


Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
...when I was sexually abused by older cousins, I had to "take it like a man," because acting soft or weak was worse than being a rape victim or even a rapist. My dad taught me to befriend people who were poor, uneducated, ugly, short, tall, fat,... Read more »