Macron declares free condoms in France for 18-25 yr olds

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The announcement was made throughout a day devoted to youth. They can be given in pharmacies beginning subsequent January 1

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, introduced this Thursday throughout an occasion with younger people who entry to condoms can be free in pharmacies for younger individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 as of January 1.

“In pharmacies, condoms can be free for younger individuals aged 18/25. It will begin on January 1st. It is a small prevention revolution”, mentioned the president throughout a session of the National Refoundation Council (CNR) devoted to the well being of younger individuals in Fontaine-le-Comte, close to Poitiers (Vienne).

In September 2021, the federal government introduced free contraception for ladies as much as the age of 25 and now not only for minors. The gratuity was “crucial”, nevertheless it have to be accompanied by a coverage of consciousness about sexual well being, which should even be geared toward males, some approved voices from the French Ministry of Health mentioned on the time.