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Jump to navigation. It's World Population Day and we have a problem. India's burgeoning population is a known problem but here we are talking about something which is less known but is as big a problem-Indian men don't like condoms.
A two-year study by the Indian Council of Medical Research found that more than half of the Indian men measured had penises that were shorter than international standards for condoms. Now there are calls for condoms of mixed sizes to be made more readily available in a country which already has the highest number of HIV infections of any nation. Over 1, volunteers from the length and breadth of the country had their penises measured precisely, down to the last millimetre, according to a report on the BBC news website. Doctor Chander Puri, a specialist in reproductive health at the Indian Council of Medical Research, told the BBC there was an obvious need in India for custom-made condoms, as most of those currently on sale are too large.
British Broadcasting Corporation Home. A survey of more than 1, men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for a majority of Indian men. The study found that more than half of the men measured had penises that were shorter than international standards for condoms.
Condoms made to international standard sizes are too large for many Indian men, a survey has found. A two-year study by the Indian Council of Medical Research found that more than half of the Indian men measured had penises shorter than international standards for condoms. It has led to a call for condoms of mixed sizes to be made more widely available in India, where over 2 million people are estimated to live with HIV.
But don't go in for just any condom! Although length is often the same across different brands and types, width and girth are the most important aspects when selecting a perfect condom for you. Using the right condom size is extremely important for comfort, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases STDsand for effective birth control.
India has one of the highest rates of HIV in the world, so one would think the population would be diligent about safe sex. Via Mirror :. Condoms made to international sizes are too big for a majority of Indian men, a survey has found.