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and Rights for

Sexual Health

ALL

Welcome to the World Association for Sexual Health

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Scientific, evidence- and rights-based, experience-informed, context-sensitive knowledge about sexuality is widely accessible and not censored.

Join us in our journey to actively create a world in which:

Upcoming Events

  • IASR 50th Annual Meeting
    IASR 50th Annual Meeting
    Mon, 22 Jul
    Leonardo Royal Hotel
    22 Jul 2024, 09:00 – 25 Jul 2024, 12:30
    Leonardo Royal Hotel, Otto-Braun-Straße 90, 10249 Berlin, Germany
    22 Jul 2024, 09:00 – 25 Jul 2024, 12:30
    Leonardo Royal Hotel, Otto-Braun-Straße 90, 10249 Berlin, Germany
    The International Academy of Sex Research gathers from 22 - 25 July for four days of scientific programming, social events, committee meetings and more.
  • 19th Brazilian Congress on Human Sexuality (XIX CBSH 2024)
    19th Brazilian Congress on Human Sexuality (XIX CBSH 2024)
    Thu, 05 Sept
    Belo Horizonte
    05 Sept 2024, 09:00 – 07 Sept 2024, 12:30
    Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    05 Sept 2024, 09:00 – 07 Sept 2024, 12:30
    Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    The Medical Association of Minas Gerais (AMMG) will host the 19th edition of the Brazilian Congress on Human Sexuality, from 5-7 September 2024.
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"Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. For sexual health to be attained and maintained, the sexual rights of all persons must be respected, protected and fulfilled."

The World Health Organization (WHO) Working Definition 2002-2006

(Developed in consultation with WAS)

Sexual Health Definition
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The International Journal
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International Journal of Sexual Health

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