Indonesia: Government Distributes 1.8 Million Condoms in West Java
July 7, 2009
The West Java branch of the Family Planning Coordinating Agency has announced plans to distribute 1.8 million free condoms this year to "sexually mature couples" through local community health centers. Only 6 million of the province's 8.2 million sexually mature couples have been taking part in a family planning program that aims to curb Indonesia's population growth. "We will no longer use the condom vending machines following protests from the public," said Rukman Heryana, the agency's chief.
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