Youth campaign promotes condom use through contest

April 2006
Nation's Health;Apr2006, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p16
The article provides information on the youth-driven campaign, which promote frank talk about the importance of condom education, launched by the group Advocates for Youth and Sex, Etc. in the U.S. in 2006. The campaign is designed to help the nation's youth avoid unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. As part of the campaign, the group launched their second Respect Yourself. Protect Yourself contest asking youth to use an online tool to create and submit design concepts promoting responsible prevention using the image of a condom. The contest is based on a successful effort conducted by the German government's Federal Center for Health Education.


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