World Sexual Health Day is central to and an important celebration of advancing the mission of WAS and creating a world where sexual health is optimized for all.
Consent is the cornerstone of any empowering sexual experience. It’s about cherishing everyone’s autonomy and decisions in their intimate lives beyond race, bodily ability, gender or sexual orientation.
Consent is permission. No one can touch another person’s body without permission. All partners must give consent for any sexual activity.
Consent is required before any sexual activity and in many non-sexual scenarios as well. You need consent for things like:
A fun way to remember the different parts of consent is the acronym, FRIES.
How much do you know about consent? Can you recognize the difference between consent and coercion? Test your knowledge with these short quizzes.