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.

Finding the forgotten: obstetric fistula

An obstetric fistula surgeon in DR Congo working to make 'Health For All' a reality for women forced to the margins...

Helping make an informed choice

A Community Health Volunteer on helping women in Kenya make an informed choice about family planning methods.

Mobilising for reproductive choice

The founder of Women Deliver on why she dedicates her career and her volunteer time to champion reproductive health and rights.

Ending obstetric fistula

Meet the professor, teacher, inventor committed to eradicating obstetric fistula.

Rights-Based Advocacy to end VAW

Violence Against Women is a human rights issue that violates autonomy and hinders development.

Cervical Cancer and HIV

One woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, and HIV-infected women are at fives times greater risk. Task-sharing could help.

Reaching more people with HIV

The earlier that someone is diagnosed as living with HIV, the earlier life-saving treatment can start. And the earlier that HIV treatment is started after infection, the better the outcome.

Violence and FGM: my story

Writer, director and social justice advocate Insia Dariwala shares her experience with gender based violence and the Asian context.