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.
Woman-initiated prevention methods are key to the fight against HIV because they offer agency and protection to a disproportionally vulnerable demographic—women.
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?
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.
Female condoms for women, male condoms for men? Not so fast!
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.
Are low rates of usage of the female condom in the Asia-Pacific region a problem of access or demand?
From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.
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.
FDA considers approval of second-generation female condom; midwives critical for maternal care in Afghanistan; is Richard Cizik trying to get fired?; American Life League’s Judie Brown compares Wendy Norris to Barack Obama!