As a multidisciplinary, professional society dedicated to women’s sexual health, The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) has recognized from its inception the need to counteract bias, prejudice, and inequality. Founded for the purpose of scholarly discourse, professional education and ethical standards, and dissemination of accurate information about women’s sexual health to the public, ISSWSH and its members have worked to advance the discussion and dispel myths about women’s sexuality, necessarily crossing over into cultural and societal issues such as gender equality and sexual violence. Thus, ISSWSH recognizes that socio-political issues can become intertwined with public health, ultimately impacting individuals. Continue reading full statement.
The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) promotes safe sex, but that may mean something completely different during the COVID-19 pandemic. In alignment with our purpose, to provide the public with accurate information about women's sexuality and sexual health, ISSWSH has released a Position Statement to compliment statements put out by other sexual medicine societies, namely the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM).
Read ISSWSH's Position Statement highlighting what is currently understood about the transmission of this virus, as well as the current strategies being encouraged as it relates to sexual activity.
Noel N. Kim, PhD, IF and President of ISSWSH releases letter to all members. Dr. Kim highlights how we are all being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming education opportunities and publications, prioritzing research in women's sexual health, and how we can all stay connected, even while spatial distancing. To read the full letter click here.