FIGO Statements

Ethical Treatment of Women

FIGO Statement: Health is a human right, and all women and children deserve access to the highest possible standards of physical, preventive, reproductive and sexual health care.

Committee on Pregnancy and NCDs Statement: PONI

The FIGO Committee on Pregnancy and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) shares their Statement on the Pregnancy Obesity and Nutrition Initiative (PONI)

FIGO Response to the Nairobi Statement

FIGO welcomes the Nairobi Statement on ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise , and looks forward to working with National Member Societies, partners and fellow women’s health champions...

ICPD25 Commitment: SRHR in humanitarian settings

FIGO's statement on our commitment to uphold the right sexual and reproductive health care in humanitarian and fragile contexts, at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

ICPD25 Commitment: gender-based violence

FIGO's statement on our commitment to zero sexual and gender-based violence as part of universal health coverage (UHC), at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

ICPD25 Commitment: maternal health and rights

FIGO's statement on our commitment to zero preventable maternal deaths as part of universal health coverage (UHC), at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

ICPD25 Commitment: family planning

FIGO's statement on our commitment to family planning as part of universal health coverage (UHC), at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

FIGO Statement for International Safe Abortion Day

FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) is celebrating and supporting International Safe Abortion Day on September 28th 2019. FIGO regards reproductive choice, including access to safe abortion services, as a basic and non-negotiable tool for ensuring the human rights of every...

Review of statements on use of synthetic mesh

FIGO reviews published national recommendations on use of synthetic vaginal mesh to summarise and share important information about the risks involved.

Staffing requirements for delivery care

New FIGO Statement sets first international standards for clinical staffing of delivery care in maternity units.