Statements

April 2014

FIGO supports World Health Day 2014 

March 2014

FIGO supports International Women's Day 2014 (8 March).

February 2014

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

December 2013

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2013)

November 2013

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ (25 November 2013)

FIGO marks World Prematurity Day - 17 November 2013

August 2013

FIGO Statement on HPV Vaccination Safety

 - HPV Vaccination Safety: Spanish version

May 2013

‘Midwives key in the fight against maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality’  - FIGO supports International Day of the Midwife 2013

April 2013

FIGO encourages global focus on high blood pressure, on World Health Day 2013 (7 April 2013)

March 2013

Empower Women to Empower Themselves’ - FIGO supports International Women's Day (8 March 2013)

February 2013

FIGO reaffirms support for 2013’s International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2013)

December 2012

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2012)

November 2012

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ (25 November 2012)

August 2012

FIGO reaffirms the use of misoprostol in the prevention and treatment of post-partum haemorrhage

May 2012 

‘Saving Lives: highlighting the unique role of midwives in global maternal and newborn health’ - FIGO supports International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2012

April 2012

‘Good health for women throughout their life cycle’ - FIGO supports World Health Day 2012 (7 April 2012)

March 2012

‘Advocating for Girls’ Health World-Wide’ - FIGO supports International Women's Day (8 March 2012)

February 2012 

FIGO supports 2012’s International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2012)

December 2011

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World Aids Day (1 December 2011)

November 2011

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ (25 November 2011)

July 2011

Uterine evacuation: use vacuum aspiration or medications, not sharp curettage  - FIGO Consensus Statement

May 2011

International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2011: Midwives centre stage in maternal, newborn, reproductive and sexual health

April 2011

FIGO urges global commitment to World Health Day 2011 (7 April 2011): ‘Antimicrobial resistance and its global spread’

March 2011

Good Health: Every Woman’s Birthright … ’ on International Women's Day (8 March 2011)

February 2011

FIGO reaffirms commitment: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2011)

December 2010

FIGO Reaffirms Commitment: World Aids Day (1 December 2010)

November 2010

FIGO Reaffirms Commitment: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women (25 November 2010)

June 2010

Statement By The FIGO President On Medicalisation Of FGM

May 2010

'Skilled Midwives Essential For Safer Maternal, Newborn And Reproductive Health,’ Says FIGO

April 2010

World Health Day 2010: Highlight Women’s Health On Urban Agenda, Urges FIGO

March 2010

'Good Health=Productive Lives' - FIGO Supports Women Of The World On International Women's Day 2010

February 2010

Female Genital Mutilation: A Blight On The World’s Women, Says FIGO

December 2009

FIGO Reaffirms Commitment To CEDAW
FIGO Reaffirms Commitment: World Aids Day (1 December 2009)

November 2009

FIGO Reaffirms Commitment: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women (25 November 2009)
Professional Standards: Interactions Between Obstetricians And Gynecologists And Other Health Professionals

October 2009

FIGO Declaration And Call For Action: The Need For Maternal Health Indicators, Countdown 2015
FIGO Congress News: Experts Say “Task Shifting” Is A Potential Response To The World’s Human Health Resource Shortage
FIGO Congress News: FIGO Launches Global Effort To Stop Cervical Cancer
FIGO Congress News: Ways To Prevent Unsafe Abortion
FIGO Congress News: The FIGO-Gates Initiative On Maternal & Newborn Health
FIGO Congress News: FIGO Launches World Report On Women’s Health 2009
FIGO Congress News: Key Links Between Women’s Rights And Their Health
FIGO Congress News: FIGO Global Guidance For Cervical Cancer Prevention And Control

August 2009

FIGO Position Statement on Professional Standards

May 2009

FIGO Demands Action at Civil G8 Preparatory Meeting in Rome
International Day of The Midwife - 5th May 2009

February 2009

FIGO Reaffirms Stance on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation - International Day of Zero Tolerance of FGM February 6th, 2009

January 2009

FIGO launches project to improve maternal and newborn health