Family Planning

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.

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.