Adolescent Health

Child Marriage is a Consistent Phenomenon

Child marriage in Iraq represents a concern for me as professional doctor, impeding on community efforts to empower women and contributing to adverse women and newborn health outcomes.

Women's Health is a Priority in Mozambique

My greatest joy as an obstetrician in Mozambique is that I can speak to and treat women and girls every day.

Reducing HIV risk for adolescent girls

In recent years the development of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has made a dramatic impact on new HIV infection rates; reducing the risk to less than 5 percent.

Menstrual health and women’s rights

At the recent Nairobi Summit Dr Anne Kihara joined a session hosted by UNFPA to identify how current trends in menstrual health and related disorders can inform the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda.

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.

Inspiring Africa's Youth

Dr Anne Kihara, FIGO member and President, AFOG, reminds us of the importance of empowering African children to be involved in the decision-making process about their health and well-being.

African Perspectives At Women Deliver

Dr Anne Kihara, President of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, shares insights from the Women Deliver 2019 conference, and her perspective as an African clinician.

FIGO 2018 through the SDGs lens

“Don’t underestimate your power, and be persistent” Lesley Regan reminded the audience attending FIGO World Congress in Rio last week...

The Power of Providers

Invest in girls and women. Break down the silos. You have the power – so use your voice...