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12 August 2019

Condoms are ending up in the wrong hands

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History will tell you that the process of what we have now come to know as a condom began in the early 19th century.

An interesting piece on the National Centre for Biotechnology Information website notes that ancient Romans “used the bladders of animals to protect women” and that condoms back then were not necessarily used to prevent pregnancy but rather to halt the “contraction of venereal diseases”.

To read the full article online click here.

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