News

Migration and women's health

From managing menstruation to accessing modern contraception, migration can put an additional strain on a woman's ability to access essential healthcare...

Making UHC work for women

Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and preconception health, are fundamental to Universal Health Coverage

Global Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO joins WHO Working Group on Increase Access to Screening and Treatment in global effort to eliminate cervical cancer

Dedicated to women's health and rights

The principles outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are aligned with FIGO’s vision of a world where all women achieve the highest standards of healthcare...

Intergenerational NCDs in The Lancet

Failure to integrate maternal and child health services with NCD prevention is a missed opportunity, says new comment published in The Lancet

Fertility and environmental health

An OBGYN's perspective on reproductive and environmental health activism - and how it changed her own outlook...

Finding the forgotten: obstetric fistula

An obstetric fistula surgeon in DR Congo working to make 'Health For All' a reality for women forced to the margins...

Helping make an informed choice

A Community Health Volunteer on helping women in Kenya make an informed choice about family planning methods.

Mobilising for reproductive choice

The founder of Women Deliver on why she dedicates her career and her volunteer time to champion reproductive health and rights.

Ending obstetric fistula

Meet the professor, teacher, inventor committed to eradicating obstetric fistula.

Rights-Based Advocacy to end VAW

Violence Against Women is a human rights issue that violates autonomy and hinders development.

Cervical Cancer and HIV

One woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, and HIV-infected women are at fives times greater risk. Task-sharing could help.

Reaching more people with HIV

The earlier that someone is diagnosed as living with HIV, the earlier life-saving treatment can start. And the earlier that HIV treatment is started after infection, the better the outcome.