The impact that promoting medical male circumcision (MMC) has on women’s awareness, beliefs, and behaviours is explored in this article in Global Public Health. Women’s awareness of MMC, circumcision risk compensation beliefs, and risk perceptions were associated with decreased condom use and higher HIV risk index scores.
Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: Awareness, Risk Compensation, and Risk Perceptions among South African Women
Year of publication: 2018
Resource topic: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP), Women’s KAP, Risk compensation, Research, monitoring and evaluation, Women and MC
Resource type: Abstract
Country: South Africa