Problem

Promiscuity

Other Names:
Sexual promiscuity
Unlimited sex
Casual sex
Nature:

The term promiscuity usually refers to indiscriminate, casual sexual encounters or a high frequency of sexual relationships with a large number of partners, such as is found in nymphomania, satyriasis, so called "Don Juans", and many homosexuals.

Background:

People can become more promiscuous when they are feel free of social constraints, for example, when travelling abroad alone.

Incidence:

According to surveys, British women are the least promiscuous travellers in Europe, with 3% admitting to having sex with local people while abroad, as opposed to 12% of British men. 20% of Swiss and Austrian men and women admit to affairs while travelling.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender Equality
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
16.10.2019 – 17:23 CEST