Sexual health is fundamental to the overall health and well-being of individuals, couples and families, and to the social and economic development of communities and countries. Sexual health, when viewed affirmatively, requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. The ability of men and women to achieve sexual health and well-being depends on their:. Sexual health-related issues are wide-ranging, and encompass sexual orientation and gender identity, sexual expression, relationships, and pleasure. They also include negative consequences or conditions such as:.
Rui Barbosa, Flamengo. Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil. The article seeks to propose principles for male care geared to sexual health, reproduction and paternity, as well as present a blueprint for the involvement of men in prenatal care. The proposal of the authors was submitted to a consensus building process with invited experts. The main results presented include: a the principles of lines of male care geared to sexual health, reproduction and paternity; and b a blueprint for the involvement of men in prenatal care.
Sexual health of pregnant women in a basic healthcare unit: a descriptive study. Aim : To assess the sexual health of pregnant women, and identify possible risk factors. Main gynecological complaints were pelvic pain
Populations around the world are rapidly ageing. Many challenges and opportunities arise from this demographic transition. Global population ageing: peril or promise? Geneva: World Economic Forum; However, the sexual health of the older members of these aging populations is often overlooked in academic and media discourse.