During the biennial congresses WAS delivers two kinds of awards to recognise excellence and life-work in sexology.
The Gold Medal
The Gold Medal is the most prestigious individual honour of the World Association for Sexual Health. A maximum of five Gold Medals are awarded at the WAS Biennial Congress.
The Award for Excellence & Innovation in Sexuality Education
These awards are to recognise the special contribution sexuality educators make to the overall fields of education, health and sexology. They are presented in three categories:
- Non-Government Organizations or Individuals
- Academic programmes
- Governmental and Government-sponsored programmes