Myths, Misperceptions and Fears Addressing Condom Use Barriers

No. of pages: 88

Publication Date: 2007

Author: UNFPA, IPPF

The purpose of the booklet is to provide factual information that can be used to foster a positive attitude towards condom use. The message is kept simple and focused on responding to common, reoccurring myths, misperceptions, and fears related to condoms and condom use. It provides accurate evidence-based information to support the fact that consistent use of male or female condoms is highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancy, the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

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