What is sexual health?

ASHA believes that sexual health includes far more than avoiding disease or unintended pregnancy.

Coming up with a definition of sexual health is a difficult task, as each culture, sub-culture, and individual has different standards of sexual health. Here is ASHA’s definition of sexual health:

Sexual health is the ability to embrace and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives. It is an important part of our physical and emotional health. Being sexually healthy means: