Condom ringtone promotes HIV awareness in India


Posted by Abu Saeed Khan on August 20, 2008  /  1 Comments

As part of its work to fight the spread of HIV, the BBC World Service Trust has launched a novel ringtone in India designed to break down the social taboo of using condoms. The new advertising campaign, which features a ‘condom a cappella’ ringtone is also funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The strategy is to show social support for condoms, as this has a positive effect on use, and positions condoms as a product that men use to show they are responsible and care about themselves and their families. Read more and watch the advert.

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  1. In Sri Lanka, this may not pass muster with the President’s singular views on obscenity on the web…