D.C. Is First City To Distribute Female Condoms

In a recent study, Washington D.C. was identified as one of the cities with the highest HIV rates in the country, especially among African American men. The city is responding to the crisis by putting the power in women's hands and distributing free female condoms in beauty salons, convenience stores and high schools, reports the Washington Post. The new direction is also in response to the lack of progress made by distributing condoms for men over the last decade. The hope is that women will choose to protect themselves when their partners refuse to wear a condom... Read More: HIV Rates in Urban Areas Higher Than AfricaBreaking the Deadly Cycle of HIV Among Black YouthMarvelyn Brown is Greater Than AIDS
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