The Indian government has been advocating use of condom and other contraceptives for decades now and it seems their efforts have paid off, at least a little.

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A survey (2015-2016) conducted by the Ministry of Health revealed that things are looking up.

According to TOI, of those surveyed, 99% of married women and men know at least one contraceptive method. 

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More single women (15-49 years) are using condoms. The use has gone up to 12% from just 2% (2005-2006). Maximum use was reported among women between ages 20 and 24.

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Two-thirds of married women (15-49 years) are demanding family planning methods.

While it's great news that women are opting for safer sex, the survey also had some sad revelations about men's idea of women using contraception.

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Of the number of men surveyed, 20% believed that women who uses contraception may become promiscuous.

Three in eight men surveyed also believed that they should not have to worry about contraception, as it was a "woman's business".

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