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New Survey Reveals Providers Not Doing Enough to Educate Women on Birth Control Options

A new survey from the American College of Nurse-Midwives found that women don’t feel confident in their own knowledge about contraception, and in fact don’t know a lot about the methods that are available.

A new survey from the American College of Nurse-Midwives found that women don’t feel confident in their own knowledge about contraception and, in fact, don’t know a lot about the methods that are available.

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Want To Help Make History Demanding Female Condoms?

Have you ever been part of an attempt to set a new record in the Guinness Book of World Records?  Want to help break an existing world record while also helping to increase access to HIV prevention tools?  If so, YOUR MESSAGE can be featured in what we hope will become the world’s longest chain of paper dolls. It will be on display as at the International AIDS Conference in Washington DC this July.

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This World AIDS Day, Putting the Power of Prevention in Women’s Hands

Woman-initiated prevention methods are key to the fight against HIV because they offer agency and protection to a disproportionally vulnerable demographic—women.

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Covering It All: Don’t Neglect Condoms for Prevention

Condoms are affordable, easy to use with the proper instruction, and extraordinarily effective in preventing both STDs, including HIV, and pregnancy if used consistently and correctly. Why aren’t more of us using them?

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Uganda to Reintroduce Female Condoms

The Ugandan government plans to reintroduce and promote the female condom this fall, where it may give women another tool for safer sex negotiation and protection.

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Female and Male Condoms: Whose Responsibility?

Female condoms for women, male condoms for men? Not so fast!

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Can Passion Have a Place in Safe Sex?

In a good relationship that’s about to become sexual, the introduction of a condom can seem like the introduction of a lot of baggage: fear, disease, death.

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Female Condom Access, Use Low in Asia-Pacific

Are low rates of usage of the female condom in the Asia-Pacific region a problem of access or demand?

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2008 Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health

From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.

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Roundup: Vatican Issues Statement on Bioethics; FDA Panel Votes in Support of Female Condom

Vatican issues “sweeping” statement on bioethical issues; FDA advisors support approval of female condom; Ross Douthat misses the point of the campaign to defund Planned Parenthood; Afghans want larger families, can’t afford them.

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