Guest blogs

2504, 2018

The importance of accessing the female condom in Chile – ICW Chile

April 25th, 2018|Categories: FC2 blogs, Guest blogs|

To talk to and train the community at large about the importance of HIV/AIDS prevention, as well as other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that put hundreds of lives at risk • Unwanted pregnancy and the promotion of autonomy among women, youth and adolescents • Access to the [...]

503, 2018

5 Questions with the Queen of Condoms

March 5th, 2018|Categories: FC2 blogs, Guest blogs|

Brenda Alwanyi is a 22-year-old, third year Kenyatta University (KU) student in Nairobi, Kenya pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Gender, Development Studies and Psychology. She is also Kenyatta University’s “Condom Queen” and an advocate for young people taking [...]

1902, 2018

Initiative Seeks to Bridge Latin America to Global RH Supply Developments

February 19th, 2018|Categories: FC2 blogs, Guest blogs|

Reproductive health developments have come a long way in the last decade. Commodity prices are lower; pooled procurement is making purchases more affordable; manufacturers have become increasingly engaged with help from donor backing and more quality-assured products have flooded the [...]

901, 2018

Dreaming of Female Condoms

January 9th, 2018|Categories: FC2 blogs, Guest blogs|

“It’s a women’s empowerment issue” By Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) Adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa face a host of social and legal factors that increase chances that they will [...]

2410, 2017

The female condom has come to stand for “I’m taking care of myself”

October 24th, 2017|Categories: FC2 Initiatives, FC2 blogs, Guest blogs|

Ana Gabriela Solano Rojas on 10 years of female condom efforts in Costa Rica  Achieving accessibility of female condoms in Costa Rica has been a decade-long process, and has yet to materialize. However, we are in the final stages [...]