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Lebanese NGO Safe Sex Video

This Video Is Changing the Way We Talk About Sexual Health

The topic of safe sex -- whether the importance of it and how to practice it--isn't always at the forefront of conversation in the Arab world.

As it's often overlooked, the gravity of STDs and unplanned pregnancies are sometimes unspoken. One Lebanese non-profit organization is working hard to change the way we talk and think about sex in the region -- one condom at a time.

Beirut-based Marsa Sexual Health Center has released a rare video showing how to properly put on a condom, and two Lebanese stars were brought in to help the video deliver an even bigger punch. Singer Hamed Sinno and actress Yumna Ghandour, and the aim of the video is to raise awareness on ways to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

"Sexual health is a responsibility," one of the stars tells the audience. Holding a condom, Hamed announces "we'll show you how."

Diana Abou Abbas, Executive Director at Marsa, spoke to Stepfeed about the video, saying: "We've barely seen any ads that promote condom use in Lebanon on TV since the 1990s. As a result, young people in Lebanon are growing up with little or no information on sexual health and prevention.

"As an NGO that provides awareness and education on sexual health, we find it imperial to talk openly about condom use and highlight the role condoms play in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies," she added.

The video is certainly innovative and potentially groundbreaking, but if nothing else, it serves as an important reminder that sexual health must not be neglected.

كيف منستعمل الكوندوم؟ مع حامد سنّو ويمنى غندور | How to use a ...

شو الطريقة الصحيحة لإستعمال الكوندوم؟ حامد سنَو ويمنى مروان حا يفرجوكن كيف! What’s the right way to put on a condom? Hamed Sinno and Yumna Marwan will show you how بحسب إحصاءاتنا ب "مرسى" - مركز الصحة الجنسية – عدد كبير من الاشخاص ما بيستعملو الكوندوم دايماً، وفي منهن ما بيستعملوه بالطريقة الصحيحة. لهل أسباب، صورنا هيدا الفيديو التثقيفي للناس وخاصةً فئة الصبايا والشباب للتوعية حول الوقاية من الإلتهابات المنقولة جنسياً. وتذكرو إنَو الكوندوم: - بينحطَ وقت الإنتصاب الكامل - يُستعمل مرّة وحدة بس - بيمنع الحمل - بينحفظ بمحل بعيد عن الحرارة - يُفضَل إستخدامه مع مزلّق (Lubricant)، ويكون المزلَق مركّب من ماي (مش زيت أو كريم) #كوندوماً_مستعد #مرسى #حامد_سنو #صحة_جنسية #واقي_ذكري #وقاية #توعية_جنسية #إلتهابات_منقولة_جنسياً #فيروس_نقص_المناعة_البشري #جنس #جنسانية #بلا_حيا #بيروت #لبنان According to our statistics at Marsa – Sexual Health Center – many people do not use a condom, and some others do not use it properly. For these reasons, we created this informative video to raise awareness on prevention of sexually transmitted infections among young people. :And remember, condoms Are put on at full erection - Are used only once - Prevent pregnancies - Should be kept away from heat - Are used with a lubricant, preferably water-based and not cream or baby oil - #CondomReady #Marsa #MarsaSexualHealthCenter #HamedSinno #SexualHealth #Condom #SexEd #Sex #Sexuality #Prevention #STI #HIV #Beirut #Lebanon Director: Amanda Abou Abdallah Executive Producer: Liliane Hanbali Producer: Liliane Rahal Production House: WAHM productions Director of Photography: Rachelle Noja Wardrobe: Joelle Kamar Sound Recordist: Sarah Kaskas Editor: Lucien Chakar Colorist: Khalil Abourrousse

Posted by Marsa Sexual Health Center on Monday, September 18, 2017
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