Women's Health & Rights

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Women's Health is a Priority in Mozambique

My greatest joy as an obstetrician in Mozambique is that I can speak to and treat women and girls every day.

Combining Family Life & Professional Life

FIGO speaks to Dr Gunda Pristauz-Telsnigg, President of the Austrian Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, about her journey as a female OBGYN.

Addressing VAWG in Fiji

FIGO speaks with Dr Amanda Noovao Hill, Fiji about the issues women face in Fiji, including a high rate of gender-based violence.

Serving women in India

I am a third generation private practitioner in our family, yet life has been full of challenges at every step. India is a huge country with a complex health scenario.

Empowering Female Students in Iraq

Though much still needs to be done, I am rather optimistic that women in Iraq are more empowered and looking forward to getting their rights.

Ethical Treatment of Women

FIGO Statement: Health is a human right, and all women and children deserve access to the highest possible standards of physical, preventive, reproductive and sexual health care.

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...