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.

Launching the International Childbirth Initiative (ICI)

12 Steps to Safe and Respectful MotherBaby-Family Maternity Care launches at FIGO’s World Congress in Brazil...

FIGO 2018 through the SDGs lens

“Don’t underestimate your power, and be persistent” Lesley Regan reminded the audience attending FIGO World Congress in Rio last week...

FIGO announces new President-Elect

Jeanne Conry has the distinguished honour of being the second woman to hold the position of President-Elect since FIGO was founded in 1954

FIGO Global Declaration on Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO membership aligns with WHO and the UNFPA to eliminate Cervical Cancer.

HPV rates are going down

The linking of a virus to some cases of cervical cancer development and the introduction of a vaccine to prevent it has been one of the biggest medical breakthroughs of our time.

Celebrating 50 years of Rh prevention; successes and failures

Anti-D Immunoglobulins have nearly eradicated HDFN in the developed world. However.....

FIGO shouts 'No against Violence for Women'

Today at FIGO World Congress in Rio we launched the FIGO Global Declaration on Violence Against Women.

Nobel Prize winner addresses FIGO

Nobel Peace Prize winning gynaecologist and human rights activist Dr Denis Mukwege addresses his colleagues at the FIGO World Congress 2018