The international condom day is an informal holiday that seeks to promote the use of condoms as a means of avoiding unwanted pregnancies and sexual transmitted diseases or infections (STDs). Condoms are thin rubber covers that a man wear on his penis during sexual intercourse as a contraceptive or as protection against STIs. This year’s international condom day theme is about Safe Sex Practice which main aim is to reduce the spread of HIV through safe sex practices although many do not like the use of condoms, international condom day tries to place condoms as a healthy lifestyle choice.
International condom day is promoted by the AIDS Healthcare foundation in an effort to reduce the spread of HIV through safe sex practices.it has been an informal observance celebrated in conjunction with Valentine’s Day. Studies have shown that 65% of high school students will have engaged in sexual intercourse, and one in five sexually active teens will have had four or more sexual partners. This is why students need to know the importance of safe sex practices and should be advised about the various sexual transmitted disease out there. It is never too early to educate a child especially when you start noticing changes in them. This campaign helps not just adults but adolescents as well to know that Condoms are essential and should not be lacked at home or where ever you go because when the need arises it will be needed in order for you to avoid been infected.it has shown that condoms have helped to reduce the rate of HIV patients by the day. The purpose of this day international condom day, is to let individuals know the importance of condom and how it helps them from being infected by various sexual transmitted diseases. Save yourself today by practicing safe sex.