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Political Declaration of the High Level Meeting on UHC

FIGO's voice has been heard ahead of the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage: moving together to build a healthier world ...

Reducing Unsafe Abortion in Kenya: Where are We?

A court ruling has been made in support of reducing unsafe abortion in Kenya.

Sir Arul, Postpartum Family Planning Champion

FIGO Past President Sir Prof Sabaratnam Arulkumaran shares his vision for postpartum family planning, and his commitment to women’s health and rights...

Safe abortion is healthcare

Through our advocacy programmes, FIGO and National Member Societies are active voices for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights at the global and national levels...

HIV risk no barrier to contraceptive choice

New WHO guidelines expands contraceptive choice for women at high risk of HIV

G7 addresses Violence Against Women

G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council report echo's FIGO’s 2018 Global Declaration on Violence Against Women...

Good sexual health and bad STIs

Good sexual health has a positive impact on many aspects of a woman’s life, and OBGYNs have a critical role to play in supporting informed, safe and responsible sexual health...

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.

Adolescents and youth call for SRHR

Adolescents and young people consistently lack access to sexual and reproductive health services, in spite of youth champions calling for expanding contraceptive choice and education.

Young people realising their rights

Recognising both the particular disadvantages that youth populations experience in realising their rights to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and working with them as equal partners for change.

Staffing requirements for delivery care

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

Removal of glyphosate from global usage

Global research is underway to understand the potential impact of Glyphosate on human health.

Moving together towards UHC

Reaching the last mile leading up to September’s United Nations High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Universal Health Coverage...