FIGO’s global projects span many areas of global women’s health, including the need for provision of safe motherhood and newborn health; post-partum contraception; the prevention of unsafe abortion; better practices in post-partum haemorrhage (PPH), pre-eclampsia and eclampsia; advocating for and disseminating evidence-based information on misoprostol for PPH; building the capacity of fistula surgeons; and management of gestational diabetes.

Residents of the USA who are eligible for tax relief on such donations should make cheques payable to 'The FIGO Charitable Foundation', a '501(c) 3 corporation' set established in the USA. All donations to the Charitable Foundation are passed on to FIGO to assist its work.