FAQ

  • Brook and SH:24’s Sexual Health Awards were created in 2020 as part of Sexual Health Week.
  • The Awards exist to recognise the people and grassroots initiatives breaking ground in destigmatising sex and sexual health, with a focus on inclusion and diversity.

Yes you can submit as many entries as you’d like but please do not nominate the same person more than once as it will not be counted

Yes you can nominate yourself.

  • Register/Log in at https://vote.sexual-health-awards.com/
  • Once registered/login click Start entry from your dashboard
  • At the question “Who are you nominating?” select “Someone else”
  • Complete the required fields and Submit your entry.
  • If you provide an email address for the person tha you would like to nominate we will attempt to contact them so they can review the nomination and add any useful information.
  • Our panel of judges will select a shortlist of 5 finalists from each category, based on their scoring of the nominations received
  • They will score nominations against the listed criteria, with each criteria being worth a maximum of 5 points
  • The public will then be able to vote for their winner from the 5 finalists selected by the judges
  • The final score will be derived from combining the judge’s scores and the results of the public voting.

If you provide an email address for the person that you would like to nominate, we will attempt to contact them so that they can review the nomination and add any additional information or examples they would like to be considered 

Influencer of the year

This award recognises an individual (or group of individuals) who, through the use of social media, has made an exemplary contribution to destigmatising sexual & reproductive health.

Micro-influencer of the year

This award recognises an individual who, through the use of social media, has made an exemplary contribution to destigmatising sexual & reproductive health. 

Journalist of the year

This award recognises a journalist whose work consistently destigmatises sexual and reproductive health, with particular emphasis on inclusion and diversity.

Grassroots initiative of the year

This award recognises the best non-profit grassroot organisations and initiatives aimed at destigmatizing sexual and reproductive health, with particular emphasis on inclusion and diversity. (Grassroot organisations & initiatives are those that originate from  collective action from the local level to effect change at the local, regional, and/or national level. Organisations and initiatives must operate within the UK). 

Young person of the year 

This award recognises an individual up to and including the age of 25 for their significant contribution to destigmatize sexual & reproductive health for young people.