Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection

More than 100 experts from 15 countries met in Baltimore, Maryland, in September 2005 at the Global Consultation on the Female Condom (GCFC) to discuss the status of the female condom worldwide and to develop a plan of action to build support for the method. This document answers key questions about the female condom and builds on the momentum created at the GCFC by presenting evidence of the female condom's effectiveness and impact, identifying current challenges to wider use, and indicating the steps that need to be taken now to develop strong female condom programs worldwide.

Publication date: January 2006

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    1. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (entire report) 1.8 MB PDF

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    2. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (part 1 of 4) 409 KB PDF

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    3. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (part 2 of 4) 526.8 KB PDF

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    4. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (part 3 of 4) 596.5 KB PDF

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    5. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (part 4 of 4) 420.6 KB PDF

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    6. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection (PowerPoint presentation) 159.5 KB PDF
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    7. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection: Talking points for XVI AIDS Conference (PowerPoint presentation) 72 KB PDF
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    8. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection: Summary 63 KB PDF
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    9. Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection: Talking Points 38.6 KB PDF
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