The National University of Singapore, the city’s oldest, will allow a campus drug store to stock condoms after they were pulled from its shelves this week.
Packets of Durex fetherlite condoms are seen on a supermarket shelf. Singaporean students are 30 times less likely to use condoms when having sex for the first time compared with their counterparts in other countries, the Straits Times reported Oct 23 2012, citing an annual survey by Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc’s condom unit Durex. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
“The university does not restrict the sale of condoms on campus, and vendors can decide if they would like to carry these items,” the school said in an e-mail response to queries yesterday. An earlier request was “a misunderstanding and this matter has since been clarified and resolved,” it said.
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