Women's health newsfeed

FIGO aspires to be the Global Voice for Women's Health.

Check out our latest stories from throughout our 132 member societies, and related to our global programmes and advocacy work.

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.

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...

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...

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.