This post was written by IMPT Secretariat Project Coordinator, Kathreen Daria, to share a personal connection to this work. Names have been changed to ensure confidentiality.
“It finally happened! We had sex! And how romantic that it was on Valentine’s Day, right?” Jen, one of the first friends I made in college, could barely contain herself as she shared this news while walking with me to the university café. She then hesitated, “The only thing is, he didn’t have a condom. Do you think I’ll be okay?”