FIGO Statements

FIGO reaffirms support: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2016)

The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) - held each 6 February - encourages global awareness of FGM/C and promotes its eradication. Please click here to view the statement. View FIGO's film on FGM: :...

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2015)

On 1 December 2015, FIGO reaffirms its commitment to highlighting World AIDS Day , an international day raising awareness about HIV and AIDS globally. Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO reaffirms support: World Prematurity Day

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for the highlighting of World Prematurity Day on 17 November 2015. Please click here to view the statement.

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO delivering innovative projects to save women’s lives around the world

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) - representing 125 national societies of obstetricians and gynecologists worldwide - announced today at the XXI World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics new opportunities in low- resource countries to reduce global maternal...

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO spearheads gender equality initiatives to prevent maternal deaths, fistulae following childbirth and the practice of female genital mutilation

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) - representing 125 national societies of obstetricians and gynecologists worldwide - announced today at the XXI World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics important new gender equality initiatives aimed at providing life changing...

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO World Report on Women’s Health says more work needs to be done

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2015 World Report on Women’s Health says more work needs to be done. Please click here to view the release. For media assistance please contact: Janet Weichel McKenzie 613-808-4642 The Hillbrooke Group jweic...

CONGRESS NEWS: Global framework for action to improve the diagnosis and care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to improve adolescent, preconception and maternal nutrition

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) launches a global framework for action to improve the diagnosis and care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to improve adolescent, preconception and maternal nutrition. Please click here to view the release. Extra...

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO and global partners launch key actions to help achieve new Sustainable Development Goals targeting global women's and children's health

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and global partners launch key actions to help achieve new Sustainable Development Goals targeting global women's and children's health. Please click here to view the release. For media assistance please contact: Janet Weichel...

CONGRESS NEWS: Global ob-gyn group urges greater efforts to prevent toxic chemical exposure

Reproductive health professionals say links between prenatal exposure to chemicals and poor health outcomes are increasingly evident. Click here for the news release .and Opinion Paper . French version of the release French version of the Opinion Paper Spanish verson of the release German version...

Fighting Fistula: Building the Capacity of Fistula Surgeons

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) supports the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2015 (23 May 2015). Please click here to view the statement.