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ECHO Trial Results

Results from the ECHO trial have found no link between injectable contraceptives and risk of HIV infection, but the need for quality contraceptive care remains vital.

Inspiring Africa's Youth

Dr Anne Kihara, FIGO member and President, AFOG, reminds us of the importance of empowering African children to be involved in the decision-making process about their health and well-being.

A Global Health Tsunami: NCDs

FIGO was delighted to share our expertise on the health and rights of girls and women in the 21st century at the recent Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver.

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.

Equal access to public services

Women and girls continue to face inequality in terms of access to the public services and healthcare they need. What are the barriers, and how do we address them?

Celebrating Women’s Health in Taiwan

FIGO President Elect Dr Jeanne Conry and Past President Prof. C.N. Purandare honoured at the 8th International Symposium of Taiwan Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (TAOG).

Think Equal: obstetric fistula

Gillian Slinger, Senior Project Manager of FIGO’s Fistula Surgery Training Initiative addresses the inequity which leads to obstetric fistula, its devastating impact, and innovations that are making a difference...

Think Equal: women's health, Canada

Dr Jennifer Blake, Chief Executive Officer of the SOGC, reflects on extraordinary progress made towards a world in which no woman dies from cervical cancer.

Think Equal: women's health, Brazil

Dr Maria Celeste Osorio Wender, Vice President of FEBRASGO, on why education is a tool for equality.

Think Equal: women's health, Nepal

Dr Kusum Thapa, NESOG President, explains why a gender-balanced world is our collective responsibility.

Think Equal: women's health, USA

Dr Jeanne Conry, FIGO President Elect, on why investing in women is an investment in this and future generations.