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Invitation to XIX Latin American Congress of Sexology and Sexual Education

30 years after “1988 – 2018” from IV to XIX CLASES reissuing a wonderful experience in Buenos Aires In Honor of Dr. LeĆ³n Roberto Gindin The Argentine Society of Human Sexuality (SASH-ARG) invites you to participate in the XIX Latin American Congress of Sexology and Sexual Education, whose motto is “Eroticism and Sexuality: Challenges in the clinic and education” to be held in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires – Argentina on September 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2018. Together with us, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and with the support of the Government (more…)

WAS statement about limitations of abortion rights in Poland

  WAS statement about limitations of abortion rights in Poland 4th April 2018 Alarming news reports are coming from Poland this week about the right and access to abortion. Right to abortion is being challenged at the national Parliament. At the initiative of the Catholic Church, the Members of Parliament are asked to discuss and vote a new bill that will restrict and prohibit the already limited situations for which abortion is authorized in Poland. The procedure is authorized only if the life of the fetus is at risk or if there is a grave threat to the health of (more…)

Last Call – The Gold Medal Award 2019

The deadline for nominations for the most prestigious award given by WAS, the WAS Gold Medal Award, has been extended to April 30, 2018. Instructions on qualifications and rules for submitting candidates can be found here: https://worldsexualhealth.net/the-gold-medal-award-2019/ and in addition, past Gold Medal Awardees can be found here: https://worldsexualhealth.net/membership/gold-medal-awardees/ We welcome and encourage the nomination of strong candidates, worldwide, with documented evidence of lifelong achievement within the field of Sexology. You may contact the Gold Medal Committee chair, Julia Heiman, PhD at jheiman@indiana.edu the if you have further questions. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: April 30th 2018 at 12 noon EDT (more…)