FIGO news

Health bodies demand zero tolerance on FGM by all health personnel, and pledge to be at the forefront of the generation where FGM ends

Please click here to view the statement.

Joint Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - 6 Feb 2015

UNFPA, UNICEF, the International Confederation of Midwives and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilise against FGM. Please click here to view the statement (also available in French, Spanish and Arabic).

New: FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter now available

The first issue of the FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter is available here . The Newsletter will be produced four times a year, to keep you informed about the activities and progress of the Initiative. Subscribe now to receive the Newsletter directly to your inbox.

Latest issue of FIGO Newsletter available online

The December 2014 issue of the FIGO Newsletter is now available online.

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 announcement: 'Clinical and laboratory training course in infertility, including ART, for developing countries'

'A basic and advanced clinical and laboratory training course in infertility, including ART, for developing countries', Cairo, Egypt, 13-17 December 2014...

FIGO supports World Polio Week

Every year, World Polio Week (23-28 October 2014) provides an opportunity to recognise the polio programme’s achievements, highlight success stories and encourage continued support for the worldwide movement to end polio...

FIGO 2015 World Congress - 2nd Announcement

The FIGO 2015 World Congress 2nd Announcement brochure is now available on the Congress website.