FIGO Statements

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2014)

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2014)

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ (25 Nov 2014)

On 25 November 2014, FIGO reaffirms its commitment to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

FIGO reaffirms support: World Prematurity Day (17 November 2014)

FIGO reaffirms its support for the highlighting of World Prematurity Day on 17 November 2014.

FIGO reaffirms its support for World Environment Day (5 June 2014)

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) supports World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June 2014.

FIGO reaffirms its support for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (23 May 2014)

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (23 May 2014).

FIGO statement: Dr Meriam Yehya Ibrahim

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only worldwide organisation that groups obstetricians and gynecologists. It has member associations in 125 countries/territories.

Midwives key to local and global maternal and newborn health, says FIGO

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for the International Day of the Midwife (5 May 2014).

FIGO supports World Health Day 2014

The topic for World Health Day 2014 (7 April 2014) is vector-borne diseases.

FIGO supports International Women’s Day 2014 (8 March): ‘Inspiring Change’

International Women’s Day (IWD) - a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future - is celebrated on 8 March each year. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for its valuable objectives...

FIGO reaffirms support for 2014’s International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2014)

The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - held each 6 February - encourages global awareness of FGM (also called ‘cutting’) and promotes its eradication. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) views FGM of any type as a...