Family Planning

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.

Empowered decisions: PPFP in Nepal

Rati Kala Rajbanshi, Nepal, shares her experience of postpartum IUD and why she believes women need to be empowered to make their own choices about family planning.

ECHO Trial Results

Results from the ECHO trial have found no link between injectable contraceptives and risk of HIV infection, but the need for quality contraceptive care remains vital.

FIGO at RCOG World Congress

FIGO joins National Member Society, the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) at their World Congress in 2019 to share global expertise in women's health...

What is quality family planning counselling?

FIGO joins the family planning community at the World Health Organization to address why there is still no consensus on how best to deliver and monitor quality contraceptive counselling.

Sharing the FP task in India

FIGO's postpartum IUD programme offers a roadmap for collaboration between doctors and nurses to scale up access to family planning in India...

Partnering with Midwives in Bangladesh

Increasing access to family planning is a critical strategy for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity - and an area where collaboration between women’s health professionals is key...

ICPD at 25: SRHR takes centre stage

FIGO welcomes the UNCPD declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action.