The top priority of Project ARM is lube access for people who engage in anal intercourse.
Condoms and safe, condom-compatible lubricant should be used during anal intercourse to provide protection against HIV and other STDs. Safe, condom-compatible lubricants are also used by many women who desire extra lubrication during vaginal intercourse. Condoms used without proper lubricant can break.
With partners amfAR and AVAC, Project ARM has developed the GLAM campaign (Global Lube Access Mobilisation) in an effort to improve access to safe, condom-compatible lubes for individuals in Africa and other countries where lube access is poor.
Your answers to these questions will inform a “tool kit” that is being developed to support lube access advocacy and implementation.
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