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13 September 2013

Birth control hits the spot

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Female condoms may have been criticised for being noisy, intimidating and expensive, but their prominence and popularity in South Africa are steadily increasing.

“Women often say using it can increase pleasure because the outer ring gives sensation to the clitoris and internally the ring or sponge can give extra sensation for the man and woman,” said Mags Beksinska, a senior researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand-affiliated health organisation Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)