Category Archives: Youth Initiative

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 from individuals and organizations to be considered for the award. These awards are to recognize the special contribution sexuality educators make to the overall fields of education, health and sexology. They are presented in three categories: A. Non-Government Organizations or Individuals B. Academic programmes C. Governmental and Government-sponsored programmes WAS Sexuality Education Committee (SEC) has responsibility of WAS Education Awards. (more…)

Memories and accomplishments of 2013 – WAS Youth Initiative

1. The WAS Youth Initiative was present at the “First global conference on contraception, reproductive and sexual health”, in May 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark. Antón Castellanos Usigli, Chair of the YIC, participated in the WAS Symposium along Lotta Löfgren-Martenson and Kevan Wylie, speaking about the Round Tables of Discussion that the YIC organized during 2012 in Japan, Spain and Colombia.     2. The WAS Youth Initiative Committee held its first Symposium at the 21st World Congress for Sexual Health in Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 2013. Stefano Eleuteri, Katarzyna Peichert and Antón Castellanos Usigli were the speakers. The YIC also coordinated (more…)

Memories and accomplishments of 2012 – WAS Youth Initiative

1. In 2012, the YIC organized Round Tables of Discussion about youth’s sexual health in the 21st century in three WAS Federation Congresses: the Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology (Matsue, Japan), the European Congress of Sexology (Madrid, Spain) and the Latin American Congress of Sexuality Education and Sexology (Medellín, Colombia). a) The Round Table at the Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology in Matsue was organized by Masayoshi Yanagida and Antón Castellanos Usigli. Around thirty youths participated in the discussion.   b) The Round Table at the European Congress of Sexology in Madrid was organized by Stefano Eleuteri and Antón Castellanos Usigli. The (more…)

Memories and accomplishments of 2011 – WAS Youth Initiative

1. The WAS Youth Initiative Committee was created with two Co-Chairs: Antón Castellanos Usigli and Esther Corona. It started with 10 Members:  Ase Werner (Sweden), Carlos Cotiz (Venezuela), Emma Skarpas (Sweden), Magdalena Rivera (Chile), Pablo Fernandez (Australia), Rola Yasmine (Lebanon), Samuel Muchoki (Kenya), Stefano Eleuteri (Italy), Vijayasarathi Ramanathan (India), Yasmany Díaz Figueroa (Cuba).  The Committee was approved at the 20th World Congress for Sexual Health in Glasgow, United Kingdom (June 2011). Antón Castellanos Usigli & Esther Corona in 2011, Glasgow   Emma Skarpas, Stefano Eleuteri & Antón Castellanos Usigli in 2011, Glasgow 2. The WAS Youth Initiative had a very (more…)