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Myth: Abortion Some couples do not want to use the IUD because they incorrectly believe that the IUD prevents pregnancy by causing abortions. Fact:IUDs do not work by causing abortions. In the vast majority of cases, IUDs work by preventing ...
This page was last updated on 10 August 2018 Female sterilization is an effective form of contraception that permanently prevents a woman from becoming pregnant. Sterilization does NOT protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. The operation involves cutting ...
Withdrawal (also known as 'pulling out') is when the man removes his penis from the woman's vagina before ejaculation. This prevents the semen from entering the woman's body.
New research led by people living with HIV shows physical and verbal harassment a common reality for people living with HIV in the UK. Newly published research documenting how people living with HIV in the United Kingdom have experienced stigma ...
All these problems about sexual health. Solved at a stroke. UK Member of Parliament Nadine Dorries shot to fame amongst conservatives both in the UK and abroad with her 2011 proposal to require women to undergo ‘independent’ counselling before accessing ...
From Behind bars: life stories of people affected by the criminalisation of HIV. Visit Criminalize Hate not HIV for the full story. Marama Pala, an executive director from New Zealand, discovered that her former partner was HIVpositive when she saw ...
Things that all teenagers know: they are special, they are indestructible, and no negative, long-term consequences will arise from their immediate behaviour however reckless, bizarre or just plain crazy it might be. Things that few teenagers know: these curious ideas ...
How do they work? Injectables contain a progestin like the natural hormone progesterone in a woman’s body. There are two types: medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN). Because these injectables do not contain estrogen, they can be used throughout ...
Proper insertion technique can help prevent many problems, such as infection, expulsion, and perforation. Follow proper infection-prevention procedures. Use high-level disinfected or sterile instruments. High-level disinfect by boiling, steaming, or soaking them in disinfectant chemicals. Use a new, presterilized IUD ...
The US adult film industry was brought to a virtual standstill recently after an actor tested HIV-positive and all his sexual partners were tested for the virus. There are no such precautions in Kenya's porn industry, where actors usually perform ...