Women's Health & Rights

Maternal rights in a humanitarian crisis

The Chair of FIGO’s Committee on Human Rights, Refugees and Violence Against Women on how sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are critical...

Equal access to public services

Women and girls continue to face inequality in terms of access to the public services and healthcare they need. What are the barriers, and how do we address them?

Think Equal: women's health, Canada

Dr Jennifer Blake, Chief Executive Officer of the SOGC, reflects on extraordinary progress made towards a world in which no woman dies from cervical cancer.

Think Equal: women's health, Brazil

Dr Maria Celeste Osorio Wender, Vice President of FEBRASGO, on why education is a tool for equality.

Think Equal: women's health, Nepal

Dr Kusum Thapa, NESOG President, explains why a gender-balanced world is our collective responsibility.

Think Equal: women's health, USA

Dr Jeanne Conry, FIGO President Elect, on why investing in women is an investment in this and future generations.

Month After Month: Period Poverty

Period poverty and poor menstrual hygiene negatively affect the life opportunities of women and girls everywhere

Being an inspiring woman in health

This month, FIGO has spoken with Assoc. Professor Christine Tippett AM, FIGO's Honorary Treasurer about the challenges she has faced as an inspiring woman in health throughout her successful career...

Women in Science: Young OBGYN

We spoke to the World Association of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (WATOG) President, Atziri Ramirez Negrin, about her experience of being a woman in science.

Statement on Health of Refugees and Migrants

FIGO presents our statement on the Draft global action plan, 2019–2023 promoting the health of refugees and migrants at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting...