Sexual Communication among Married Couples in the Context of a Microbicide Clinical Trial and Acceptability Study in Pune, India

The results of a study exploring couple-level sexual communication and socio-cultural norms that influence couples’ communication about sex are reported in this 14-page paper, which was published in the journal Culture, Health & Sexuality.The findings suggest that creating safe spaces for couples where they can ask frank questions about HIV and AIDS, sex, and sexuality could improve couples’ communication about sex and reduce their risk of HIV infection.

Length: 
14 pages
Year: 
2010
Organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, FHI 360, National AIDS Research Institute, Pune, India
Languages: 
English
Author(s): 
Marlow HM, Tolley EE, Kohli R, Mehendale S