The female condom is a safe and effective method for preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Though widely used in some countries, it is unknown in others.
In a round table discussion, women from four African countries consider its advantages and disadvantages. Their conclusion is that women should have the right to choose the form of protection that best suits them and their partners.
This edition of Africa in Progress was originally published on our website on 11 January 2010.
Guests: Evince Mugumbate (Zimbabwe)
Victoria Archibong (Nigeria)
Vastha Kibirige (Uganda)
Bernice Heloo (Ghana)
Presenter: Hélène Michaud