Answer: NOT REALLY. Not having sex (or abstinence) is one way to prevent pregnancy and other health risks. But there are other ways that also protect against sexually transmitted infections like HIV. For starters, condoms are an effective way to prevent pregnancy and STIs.
To learn more about birth control, contact:
- Government health centres, clinics and hospitals such as the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, the Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital and Chilenge Hospital. Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia PPAZ
- Marie Stopes International Zambia - Tel: +260 0211 292 696, Zambia, Plot 120 Kudu Road, Kabulonga, P.O. Box 33739, Lusaka, Zambia
- Africa Directions