Women's health newsfeed

FIGO aspires to be the Global Voice for Women's Health.

Check out our latest stories from throughout our 132 member societies, and related to our global programmes and advocacy work.

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.

Against the medicalisation of FGM/C

FIGO reiterates our strong statement against FGM/C. Suggesting that girls and women should be cut for medical reasons is a human rights violation.

Treating Cancer During Pregnancy

Scientific evidence of outcomes for women who develop cancer during pregnancy, including the effects of various types of treatment.

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...

Statement on Political Declaration on NCDs

FIGO presents our statement on Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Health, Environment and Climate Change

FIGO presents our statement on Health, Environment and Climate Change at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Primary Healthcare towards UHC

FIGO presents our statement on Primary Health Care towards Universal Health Coverage at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO presents our statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.