World Sexual Health Day
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September 4 is observed as World Sexual Health Day annually.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- The day is an initiative of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) to raise awareness and promote healthy sexual practices.
WAS is a global organization committed to promoting best practices in sexual health.
The day has been observed since 2010.
Sex and existence go hand in hand, talking about sex has been taboo across nations, religions and cultures.
In the absence of a free and safe forum to discuss sex, often people – especially the youth – indulge in unsafe practices that are harmful to physical and mental health.
Theme of 2022 :
The theme of World Sexual Health Day of 2022 is ‘Let’s Talk Pleasure’.
The topic identifies the role of sexual pleasure in overall sexual health and well-being.
"Sexuality" is one of the strongest energies man possesses.
It is a drive that fills man with joy and energy.
What is sexual health?
It involves the state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.
Sexual health isn't just about relationships.
Our sexual health affects medical issues, education, and sexual behavior.
Sexual rights :
equality and non-discrimination
autonomy and physical integrity
To be free from all forms of violence and coercion
Highest attainable standard of health, including sexual health
decision to have children
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