Fistula and FGM

More surgeons for a fistula-free world

Two expert fistula surgeons on the power of the FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative to end obstetric fistula.

Ending fistula: FIGO presents at ISOFS

FIGO presents at ISOFS, the only global conference on obstetric fistula surgery, on progress in training enough surgeons

Finding the forgotten: obstetric fistula

An obstetric fistula surgeon in DR Congo working to make 'Health For All' a reality for women forced to the margins...

Ending obstetric fistula

Meet the professor, teacher, inventor committed to eradicating obstetric fistula.

Violence and FGM: my story

Writer, director and social justice advocate Insia Dariwala shares her experience with gender based violence and the Asian context.

FGM is still a human rights violation

Female Genital Mutilation is a harmful procedure performed on a child who cannot give consent. FIGO reiterates our firm stance against it.

Nobel Prize winner addresses FIGO

Nobel Peace Prize winning gynaecologist and human rights activist Dr Denis Mukwege addresses his colleagues at the FIGO World Congress 2018

My experience with FGM

A tremendous number of girls in Africa are denied the chance to reach their full potential because of a very harmful practise: FGM/C.

Sweden introduces new 'code' to help girls at risk of FGM to raise alarm

Girls passing through the Swedish city of Gothenburg are being given advice on how to raise the alarm when they are at risk of being forced into marriage or subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). The city, which is the second-largest in Sweden, is adopting a concept developed by the British...

Ending fistula by 2030

Ahead of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, hear from Dr Kenny Raha and Bijoux from the DRC.