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.

Every woman’s right: a safe delivery

Although great strides have been taken to decrease the maternal mortality ratio, too many women across the globe are still dying as a result of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

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...

FIGO members play a crucial role

As health professionals, FIGO’s members can play a crucial role in achieving quality Universal Health Coverage (UHC) ...

Cancer of the corpus uteri

FIGO's Updated Cancer Report (2018) addresses epidemiology, clinical management and new research into cancer of the corpus uteri (endometrial cancer)...

Evidence for Contraceptive options and HIV Outcomes

FIGO's Dr Anita Makins contributes to WHO Technical Consulation - Evidence for Contraceptive options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) in Zambia...

Politics and Family Planning in Nepal

FIGO is proud to partner with the Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NESOG) in support of the Nepalese government’s pledge to extend family planning access in Nepal...

Poor WASH leaves women behind

Without access to water and basic hygiene, the progress being made towards cutting maternal mortality can only go so far.