Women's Health & Rights

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..

African Perspectives At Women Deliver

Dr Anne Kihara, President of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, shares insights from the Women Deliver 2019 conference, and her perspective as an African clinician.

Ensuring Quality of Care Throughout the Life Course

'Ensuring Quality of Care Throughout the Life Course for Girls and Women' will explore challenges and solutions to ensuring quality care...

Unfinished business of women’s health and rights

FIGO attended the UK launch of UNFPA’s 2019 State of World Population (SWOP) report , highlighting 'unfinished business' ahead if we are to reach ambitious global targets in women's health and rights...

Statement on Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on Primary Health Care towards Universal Health Coverage at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva...

Partnering with Midwives in Bangladesh

Increasing access to family planning is a critical strategy for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity - and an area where collaboration between women’s health professionals is key...

ICPD at 25: SRHR takes centre stage

FIGO welcomes the UNCPD declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action.