CSEPI at a Glance


Founded in 1982, the Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International (CSEPI) is devoted to the promotion of Sexual Health by the development and advancement of the field of Sexual Health (Sex Education, Sex Counseling, Sex Therapy and Sexual Medicine). CSEPI’s mission is the advancement of the highest standards of professional practice for educators, counselors, therapists and Sexual Health Physicians.


CSEPI affirms the fundamental value of sexuality as an inherent, essential, and beneficial dimension of being human.

In general, CSEPI opposes all psychological, social, cultural, legislative and governmental forces that would restrict, curtail or interfere with the fundamental values of sexual health and sexual freedom that we espouse. CSEPI also opposes all abuses of sexuality including, but not limited to, harassment, intimidation, coercion, prejudice, and the infringement of any individual’s sexual and civil rights.


CSEPI recognizes the prevalence of sexual practices that are unhealthy, and unhappy and acknowledges that many people struggle with sexual distress, disorder and dysfunction. CSEPI believes that there is an urgent need for therapeutic intervention and for personal growth opportunities to be made available to all people, who are compromised in their pursuit of sexual health and happiness provided in a manner that secures the client’s or patient’s privacy, confidentiality and self-respect. CSEPI strives to make available the highest quality of clinical services in Sexual Health. CSEPI’s accepts its mission to train clinical professionals specializing in human sexuality. CSEPI accepts as its mission the obligation to be the premier organization for advancing high standards in the practices of Sexual Health Care.

The Asia Oceania Federation for Sexology (AOFS) is a membership organisation of country organizations and inidividuals representing sexologists and individuals working in the field of sexology.

AOFS is the regional arm of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS). AOFS is a multidisciplinary organisation dedicated to positive male and female sexual health and the management of sexual dysfunctions.

The main purposes of the AOFS are:

To promote the exchange of knowledge about sexual health and the management of sexual dysfunctions throughout Asia and the Oceania region.

To establish and support the highest standards of ethics in clinical practice in the field of sexology in the Asia and the Oceania region.

To create a collaborative supportive network for professionals working in sexology in Asia and the Oceania region.

To provide continuing education to sexologists in the region through bi-annual conferences.