Monthly Archives: April 2015

“If I carry a condom I’m judged as a whore”: Myths and misconceptions about the use of contraceptives in Kenya

Only wayward girls use condoms (4)

Even several decades after the introduction of modern family planning methods in Kenya, mistimed and unwanted pregnancies are still common among teenagers. This blog explores the research about peers and family members spreading inaccurate information about contraceptives and girls are directly counselled by others not to use family planning methods.

Developing World Health