Women's Health & Rights

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.

Moving together towards UHC

Reaching the last mile leading up to September’s United Nations High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Universal Health Coverage...

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...

FIGO at 65: our global commitment

Joanna M. Cain, MD , internationally renowned OBGYN, teacher, researcher in women's health and gynecologic oncology, and long-term FIGO champion, shares her reflections on FIGO's 65th birthday...

The expanded 'global gag rule'

FIGO speaks to Jill Sheffield about how 'Global Gag Law' further damages progress towards ending the 'unfinished business' of women’s health and rights...

Health equity in the refugee crisis

FIGO Vice President Dr Faysal El Kak addresses the challenges of health equity faced by woman and girls in the refugee crisis.

FIGO Statement on health of refugees and migrants in Colombia

FIGO Statement on health of refugees and migrants in Colombia FIGO advocates on a global stage for increased focus on the health and wellbeing of refugee and migrant women and girls, recognising that their specific health needs do not change when they are displaced. Colombia has received...

FIGO Statement on sexual violence in conflict, Sudan

FIGO calls attention to the deeply troubling reports from Sudan of sexual violence towards female doctors, as well as reported destruction of hospital property and threats towards health care personnel..