The Female Condom: What We Have Learned Thus Far

  title={The Female Condom: What We Have Learned Thus Far},
  author={Heather K Cecil and Melissa J. Perry and David Wyatt Seal and Steven D. Pinkerton},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
High rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, and unplanned pregnancies persist in the United States. Women are more likely than men to be infected with an STD and to bear the burdens associated with unplanned pregnancies and with STD-associated complications. Condom use is advocated for sexually active individuals. However, for some persons condom use remains infrequent and inconsistent; this is particularly true for women, who may face substantial barriers (e.g., partner… CONTINUE READING
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