Women's Health & Rights

Better for Women

FIGO National Member Society, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), has this week launched a “Better for Women” report, calling for better joined-up services through the UK’s Health Service. The report aims to ensure that women’s health and wellbeing...

Gender equity and diversity amongst OBGYNs

FIGO welcomes the launch of the first Gender Equity and Diversity Report from RANZCOG, as Dr Gillian Gibson shares her perspective on this timely step forward.

ICPD25 Commitment: SRHR in humanitarian settings

FIGO's statement on our commitment to uphold the right sexual and reproductive health care in humanitarian and fragile contexts, at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

ICPD25 Commitment: gender-based violence

FIGO's statement on our commitment to zero sexual and gender-based violence as part of universal health coverage (UHC), at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development...

UN75: shaping a gender-equal future

FIGO welcomes the launch of UN75, the United Nations' biggest-ever global conversation, and emphasises the importance of women’s health and rights in building that future...

Women’s access to quality health care at every age

FIGO's alignment with the Beijing Platform for Action, aiming to increase women's access to appropriate, affordable and quality health care throughout the life cycle...

G7 addresses Violence Against Women

G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council report echo's FIGO’s 2018 Global Declaration on Violence Against Women...

Adolescents and youth call for SRHR

Adolescents and young people consistently lack access to sexual and reproductive health services, in spite of youth champions calling for expanding contraceptive choice and education.

FIGO at 65: every woman's choice

As FIGO celebrates 65 years as a federation, Dr Dorothy Shaw, FIGO Past President 2006-2009 looks back on her Presidency which was underpinned by a focus on sexual and reproductive rights.

FIGO at 65: our achievements

Former FIGO president Professor Gamal Serour reflects on FIGO's formative influence across critical women's health issues...