Cambodia was until recently praised by the international public health community for efforts to fight the spread of HIV. But a 2008 anti-trafficking law criminalized sex work and sent sex workers into hiding, undermining human rights and broader public health efforts.
During a time when “condom,” “prevention,” and “safer sex” had become dirty words in Washington, DC, the Thais brought with them their unique approach to condoms: Make them fun, colorful, obvious, available, destigmatized, everywhere. Now they are opening an official condom museum, and they are way ahead of us.
2 condoms is not a good idea and I’m sick of movies saying it is..
Urban Outfitters withdraws online sales of Proper Attire condoms because of complaints from anti-choice groups.
Condoms can reduce our risks: they cannot eradicate them nor provide absolute protection, ever. They make sex safer for us and for our partners: they don’t make sex safe without possibility of error.
I’m at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna and I’m wondering why the Obama Administration is still funding failed Bush Administration “prevention” programs?
Following up on the Massachusetts school district in the hot seat over a policy to distribute condoms to any student that requests one, plus Sharron Angle knows God’s will, and Pennsylvania is poised to ban the shackling of incarcerated birthing women.
A new condom distribution policy in a Massachusetts town has people debating the true meaning of protection.
Over the last six months, as an intern at Pathfinder International, I’ve learned a lot about the field of reproductive health. One of the most shocking aspects has been just how many women lack access to contraception (200 million to be exact).
The CDC has found that the share of teenage girls who use the rhythm method as birth control (at least some of the time) jumped from 11 percent in 2002 to 17 percent in 2008.