Our expert says:
This is not an easy decision, but if she is sexually active then conraception does need to be discussed. Her not being on the pill will not stop her having sex. It is important to provide a space where she feels comfortable to discuss this, and identifying someone in the family she can talk to would be very helpful.
Although the legal age of consent is 16, we know that people younger than that are sexually active, and so safe sex is vital - and in this regard a condom is the best protection against STI's and HIV.
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