She added that students would not dare to buy condoms in schools for fear of being stigmatised by teachers. Effectiveness of condoms in preventing sexually transmitted infections. Over the past month, one of the most discussed online topics in Thailand is the Public Health Ministry's plan to seek cooperation from the Education Ministry to install condom-vending machines in schools in order to curb teenage pregnancy. Critically, nearly all reported outcomes were very indirect, reflecting only sexual risk behaviors. CDI could be integrated with or supplemented by any co-interventions that directly or indirectly enhance the effect of condom distribution by addressing knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and the social and economic contexts influencing condom use including:
Perceptions of a campus-wide condom distribution programme: An exploratory study
Assessment of university condom distribution programs: Behaviors changed by intervention are associated with reduced STD recurrence: Macro International Inc. The impact of male gender roles on HIV risk in southwest Nigeria. Girls aged account for 54 out of every 1, live births. Center for Health and Gender Equity;
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Future work could evaluate condom distribution programmes using experimental designs e. Notably, only three studies 42 — 44 included men who have sex with men MSM none addressed FC use by women for anal sex ; we therefore include these data alongside those for female users, while perspectives of heterosexual male partners are considered separately. Effectiveness of condoms in preventing sexually transmitted infections. The authors would like to thank Daniel Halperin, Lee Warner, Barbara de Zalduondo, and two anonymous reviewers for insightful comments on this article. This was partly due to the fact that the vast majority of outcomes condom use and of number of sexual partners were self-reported by respondents i. Accessibility refers to how easy or hard it is to obtain condoms. Introduction of the female condom in South Africa:
There was also evidence of a significant reduction in the risk of acquiring trichomoniasis. Several studies did not distinguish between factors influencing initial uptake or continued use, but they reported overall responses. Finally, there was a risk of intervention contamination in studies where an intervention was provided to a selected neighborhood and a similar neighborhood in the same geographic area was used as comparison [ 34 ]. S that lend themselves to community-wide condom distribution programs for sex workers. Additionally, sexual partnership outcomes were reported in two ways: Most new infections occur in people who do not use condoms or use them inconsistently or incorrectly [ 2 ]. FCs can be highly acceptable to women and men with diverse risk profiles across a variety of settings, and as a female-initiated method, the device can be used as an additional tool to protect women within the context of gendered power imbalances.