female condom

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female condom

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The female condom market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 20% during the period 2018-2024, thereby increasing the scope for the growth of the global condom market.
A series of actions undertaken in 1996 led to the acquisition of worldwide rights to the female condom and the divestiture of Wisconsin Pharmacal's other businesses, with the company changing its name to The Female Health Company.
Palapye District Health Management Team (DHMT) has expressed concern about the low uptake of the female condom.
Bangalore, India, November 04, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The Global Condom Market which is growing rapidly with the addition and innovation of the new trends in the condom manufacturing and type is not only getting its revenue from the male condom but also the female condom segment is contributing to the market growth.
The female condom brings empowerment and choice to women, who can negotiate safer sex and take charge of their own protection against sexually transmitted infections.
The female condom is the only barrier method that is initiated by the receptive partner and protects against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, and unintended pregnancy.
The female condom is a female-initiated barrier method that offers potential for reducing the incidence of HIV, other STIs and unintended pregnancy.
Intervention studies (18-25) reported the results from pilot projects that actively invited sexually active women to participate in the project activities, and to be counselled and trained on whether and how to use the female condom. Some intervention studies recruited women who already had some experience with the female condom, that is, women who had used it at least five times (18), or sexually active women who agreed in advance to use the female condom, even before the intervention commenced (17, 20).
Though male condoms are known to be a protective measure, people are still ignorant of the female condom which is the only woman-initiated barrier methods and its benefits.
Deolinda was first introduced to the female condom by her mother, a trained community activist, who discusses the importance of practising safer sex with Deolinda in the opening scene.
The female condom is perhaps one of the very few currently available female-initiated method that provides multiple protections against a range of STIs including HIV, and unintended pregnancies.