Family Planning

South Asia 'failing on reproductive health access'

Efforts to ensure universal reproductive health access across Asia are failing, it has been reported.

UN secretary general calls for commitment to Cairo Conference plan

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has marked the fifteenth anniversary of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).

Asian governments pledge to tackle women's health issues

Reducing maternal deaths should be a higher priority for South Asian governments, the Asian Forum for Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFFPD) has agreed.

Maternal health issues 'have fallen off radar'

Family planning and other reproductive health programmes vital to poor women have "fallen off the development radar", it has been claimed...

Women 'should have right to choose birth method'

Women who choose to have caesarean section births should not be criticised, according to a leading UK health expert.

FIGO Issues Joint Statement with International Consortium for Emergency Contraception

FIGO has issued a Joint Statement with the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ICEC) on Mechanism of Action. The statement has also been translated into Spanish and it is hoped that a French translation will be available shortly. The statement can be obtained by clicking on the...