Women's Health

Closing The Gender Data Gap

Progress towards each SDGs target is measured through a set of indicators, however the data used can be subject to large gender differences.

Statement on Eliminating Cervical Cancer

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Statement on Decade of Healthy Ageing

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Period syncing myth debunked

Menstrual cycles do not actually sync up between women who spend a lot of time together, new research has found. Despite the fact that no scientific studies have been able to prove the theory that those with uteruses can experience synced cycles, the idea has become almost fact. However, a new...