Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Female condoms are effective - study

HIV-Aids - Female condoms are effective - study
Studies have repeatedly shown that female condoms are widely accepted and that many women prefer them to male condoms, but the hesitance of policy makers to promote and invest in their use has hindered their ability to protect women from HIV, according to an Oxfam report presented on Thursday at the 17th International Aids Conference in Mexico City, Toronto's Globe and Mail reports.

According to the 33-page report, titled "Failing Women, Withholding Protection", there are about 3-billion male condoms sold worldwide annually, compared with about 26-million female condoms...

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