Free condoms – level 2

15-12-2022 15:00

On Thursday, French president Emmanuel Macron said that people between the age 18 to 25 would get condoms for free.

Macron said that France had big problems with sexual education. Since 2018, the French can get free condoms if they buy them in a drugstore with a prescription from a doctor. Then health officials reported that there was a 30% increase in sexually transmitted diseases since 2020.

Since this year, contraception in France is free for all women up to 26 years old, which will have an impact on millions of women. Previously, only young women up to 18 years old could get contraception for free.

Difficult words: prescription (a piece of paper from a doctor to get a drug in a drugstore), sexually transmitted disease (a disease which gets from one person to another when they have sex together), contraception (drugs or surgery that stop a woman from pregnancy).

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