A Foxy Take on Sexual Reproductive Health in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Fostering Open eXpression among Youth (FOXY) is an arts-based sex-education program conceived in 2011 by Candice Lys to empower young women in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The program allows young women to explore, share and learn about sexual health, sexuality, and relationships through theatre, storytelling, and other arts.

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“Tampons” Designed to Combat HIV

Despite the many advances made in recent years that aim to help treat and combat HIV/AIDS, the virus still affects more than 35 million people worldwide, with the majority living in Sub-Saharan Africa. We recently shared a new innovation that uses condoms to combat HIV. Another new invention, referred to as a “tampon”, follows the same idea. This “tampon” has …

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What’s in your Lube? New Condom Kills HIV

While rates of HIV/AIDS infection have been declining due to advancements in technology and increased access to healthcare and education, upwards of 70% of those affected live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Condom use is still low in the region, but the importance of safe sex and prevention is taking hold. A recently developed product, if brought to the continent, could be a valuable tool in the fight against the disease.

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Dial-A-Condom Service Launched in Kenya

  Sex is a taboo subject in Kenya, causing many people to feel uncomfortable purchasing condoms in public. In order to provide a discreet way for men and women to gain access to protection, Kenyan businesswoman Faith Ndiwa, CEO of La Bonte Ltd, has started a condom delivery service called “Dial-A-CD.” The anonymous delivery service brings discreetly packaged Euphoria condoms via …

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