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Young people under more pressure than ever to have casual sex

24 September 2014 - Despite growing awareness of the dangers of casual sex, six in ten young people admit to having a one-night stand.

A recent survey of under-25s in bars and nightclubs in the West Midlands found that many use sex to boost their status or self-esteem and that drink and drugs are often implicated in one-off and casual sexual relationships.

The results of the survey by Moo Moo Youth Marketing ( MMYM)[] a progressive peer-led organisation, who are passionate about equipping young people through innovative communication to make informed decisions about their health and well being, were released in the wake of Sexual Health Week and on the eve of Freshers’ Week at universities and colleges.


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