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WAS Education Award: Excellence and Innovation in Sexuality Education 2019 – A first call for nominations

In recognition of the special contribution sexuality educators make to the overall fields of education, health and sexology, the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) presents this prestigious award at its next World Congress In Mexico City. WAS invites nominations ...Read more.
September 18th, 2018

WAS statement about marital rape and related issues in India

The Gujarat High Court in India has stated that sex without consent within marriage should be considered rape. The court demanded the abolition of the marital rape exemption in the penal code of India and stated that “the law must ...Read more.
September 12th, 2018

WAS statement about the WHO / ICD 11

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just announced the official publication of a new version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). This new version marks the culmination of a long process which lasted about ten years and which benefited ...Read more.
July 6th, 2018

Ireland: The right to decide about reproduction belongs to all women

May 23, 2018 The World Association for Sexual Health urges all citizens and organisations in Ireland to support the freedom to decide about their own bodies, reproduction and family planning and go to vote on May 25th. The citizens of ...Read more.
May 23rd, 2018
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