Condom Sign in India

While in Shillong, Meghalaya (a state in the north-east of India), I saw this sign in the middle of a bustling marketplace:

I saw a handful of signs like this around the city, but I don’t know where local folks can get condoms, so is the message really doing any good?

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Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.