Safe Sex

  • Watch: An Indian woman went out to ask strangers where she could get condoms, but only got uncomfortable, awkward responses 6 days ago

    Around 18 lakh people in the world die because of STDs contracted through unprotected sex every year. Out of these, 2 lakh are Indians, mostly between the ages of 16 to 35, says a WHO research. We preach safe sex and AIDS prevention, but how open are we to the...
  • Radio Netherlands launches safe sex website in Hindi November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: A website promising to offer clear and non-judgemental information to the young on safe sex, homosexuality and other sex-related issues was launched on Friday. The site has two versions - lovematters.info in English and lovematters.in in Hindi - and was launched by Dutch international public broadcaster Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Apart...
  • Party tip: NZ school gives condoms to teens July 30, 2010

    Auckland: A school in New Zealand gave out condoms to students attending a ball "to help them make better choices" but the move has shocked an advocacy group. The principal of the Te Puke High School in Te Puke, 180 km from Auckland, defended the school management's decision, saying they intended...
  • Are emergency contraceptive pills safe? May 31, 2010

    Unsafe sex can lead to the partners being infected with many disease carrying germs. It can also lead to unwanted pregnancies. Doctors all over the country advise couples to take precautions while having sex to avoid unwanted pregnancies. But what happens when precautions are not taken or if they fail?...
  • Condom-covered Woods' bust promotes safe sex April 1, 2010

    Bangkok: A restaurant in Bangkok is promoting safe sex with a statue of golfer Tiger Woods dressed in condoms, a media report said Thursday. Created by food and wine author Barbara Hansen, the life-size mannequin at the 'Cabbages & Condoms' restaurant wears a pink shirt, orange slacks, yellow cap and shoes,...
  • Now extra small condoms for 12-yr-olds March 4, 2010

    London: Switzerland has probably become the first country in the world to sell extra small condoms for boys as young as 12 years, though the official age of consent in the land-locked nation is 16. Called 'Hotshot', the condoms -- with a diameter of 4.5 cm as compared to a standard...
  • BBC releases ad to remove condom shyness March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Real men use condoms. That’s the message BBC's latest campaign aims to impart. But how comfortable are we talking about the ‘C’ word in this day and age? As part of its ‘Jo Bole Wohi Sikandar’ campaign, BBC has released an advertisement in five different languages including Hindi, Tamil,...
  • Truckers turn teachers, dhabas schools for HIV classes October 8, 2007

    Nagpur: Truck driver Rajesh Hewse is a man on a mission. Trained by the Transport Corporation of India, Hewse isn't just a truck driver, but he is a teacher too. He holds informal classes at every dhaba he stops at, educating fellow truckers about the hazards of unsafe sex, and...
  • Will you be a condom tester? July 6, 2007

    Canberra: Condom makers say it's the world's best job, a "sexecutive position". An Australian company is seeking real life testers for its condom products. "Got what it takes to be an official condom tester?" asks an advertisement launched by Durex Australia next to a photo of a busty young woman in...