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To These Young Women, the Female Condom Is a Game Changer


Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, disease, family, protection, female condom, safety )

Nancy
- 528 days ago - pathfinder.org
In some parts of the world, a woman asking a man to wear a condom is counter to cultural practices. The female condom puts the power and protection in her hands. Pathfinder International is on the ground around the world working to tear down these...



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Tom Tree (254)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:48 am
Noted & Shared Thanks!
 

Connie O. (42)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:49 am
noted...thanks
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12:14 pm
Very interesting...i wonder if women will embrace this idea though. I've seen these and they are rather odd and a challenge to actually place properly. I hope it takes off!!! Thx Nancy.
 

Jane H. (134)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:01 pm
hope it helps the women of the world prevent unwanted pregnancies.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 5:22 pm
I read The Power of Female Condoms in Mozambique. I think women who dare there, especially, are very brave. The woman doesn't always have the "right" to control whether or not she becomes pregnant or has sex. To me, that is truly daring. --- That is the email I sent. Thank you Nancy, for this story.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 5:36 pm
Thank you for sharing the inspiring story about these courageous women! (N, P, T)
 

Christeen Anderson (488)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:26 pm
Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
 

tasunka m. (334)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:43 pm
Noted. .information is power
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:08 am
It's been years since we tried the female condom. They are simply awful. Perhaps they have changed.
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:45 am
I think this is a wonderful invention, and I hope it works well for the ladies.
Shared on fb--thanks Nancy.
 

Patricia H. (468)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:54 am
noted
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:38 am
Thanks for posting Nancy and for sharing Lynn. Anything to help women and girls get out from under the burden and fear of unwanted pregnancies or disease is a blessing.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:23 pm
Noted
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:47 pm
Noted. Thanks for the info, Nancy.
 

Mariette G. (150)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:02 pm
Thanks Nancy for sharing!
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:22 pm
Thank you.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:11 pm
I'm with Gloria...they really ARE awful!

Although....anything's better than nothing!
 

Ludger W. (72)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:30 pm
noted
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:59 am
Its a step in the right direction..i just wish the men in these cultures had more respect for women and get when a women says no that she doesnt want to have sex or have children that they will understand.

 

Klaus Peters (12)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:42 am
It might just protect them from AIDS and stemm the tide of that decease.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 9:29 am
noted-thanks
 

Pat A. (117)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 2:15 am
Green star Natasha - I have only seen these on tv - but I have heard they are rather difficult. I do hope they work though - perhaps they are the 'new and improved' version!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 1:05 pm
Noted with Thanks Nancy. These 'Women Who Dare' are very brave, and must be commended!!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 9:35 am
Anything to help women in need, cool!
 
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