Family Planning

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.

Evidence for Contraceptive options and HIV Outcomes

FIGO's Dr Anita Makins contributes to WHO Technical Consulation - Evidence for Contraceptive options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) in Zambia...

Politics and Family Planning in Nepal

FIGO is proud to partner with the Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NESOG) in support of the Nepalese government’s pledge to extend family planning access in Nepal...

Think Equal: women's health, Nepal

Dr Kusum Thapa, NESOG President, explains why a gender-balanced world is our collective responsibility.

Think Equal: women's health, USA

Dr Jeanne Conry, FIGO President Elect, on why investing in women is an investment in this and future generations.

Helping make an informed choice

A Community Health Volunteer on helping women in Kenya make an informed choice about family planning methods.

Mobilising for reproductive choice

The founder of Women Deliver on why she dedicates her career and her volunteer time to champion reproductive health and rights.

Family Planning: A Unique Approach

Najbin Akter uses her personal experience of having a PPIUD to provide informed counselling to women in Khulna Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

The global unmet need for modern contraceptives

Many women want to prevent unwanted pregnancies, but are unable to do so. Why is this and how can it be addressed with a view to sustainability?