Family Planning

Celebrating Female Community Health Volunteers

In partnership with National Member Society NESOG FIGO formally engaged with FCHVs in support of the Nepalese government’s pledge to extend family planning access across the country...

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...

Accelerating Family Planning in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is on a journey towards universal family planning, and 26 th September 2019 was a major milestone: the first official event recognising World Contraception Day.

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...

PPIUD added to Kenyan Nursing Scope of Practice

Postpartum IUD service provision added to Kenyan Nursing Scope of Practice, strengthening long-term sustainability of partnerships and family planning access.

Sustainable Postpartum Family Planning in Tanzania

Students across three regions in Tanzania will now receive up-to-date training and assessment in postpartum family planning, thanks to the work of FIGO’s PPIUD Initiative...

HIV risk no barrier to contraceptive choice

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

FIGO at 65: our achievements

Former FIGO president Professor Gamal Serour reflects on FIGO's formative influence across critical women's health issues...

FIGO at 65: fighting for women’s health and rights

Professor Mahmoud F. Fathalla, a lifelong advocate for women's health and rights, reflects on global changes, challenges and his vision for FIGO’s future...

Informed choices: PPFP in Nepal

Rita Shrestha, Nepal, tells us why she chose postpartum IUD as her preferred family planning method following the birth of her first baby.