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Adolescents and youth call for SRHR

Adolescents and young people consistently lack access to sexual and reproductive health services, in spite of youth champions calling for expanding contraceptive choice and education.

Young people realising their rights

Recognising both the particular disadvantages that youth populations experience in realising their rights to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and working with them as equal partners for change.

Staffing requirements for delivery care

New FIGO Statement sets first international standards for clinical staffing of delivery care in maternity units.

Tackling NCD transmission together

Understanding that NCDs are communicable across generations opens new possibilities for early interventions, and a collaborative approach between OBGYNs and midwives to implement them .

HPV testing in El Salvador

Reseach from El Salvador, published in IJGO, strengthens recommendations for effective and affordable cervical cancer screening and treatment strategies in low and middle-income countries.

Zero Malaria Must Start With Pregnancy

Malaria remains one of the most preventable causes of adverse birth outcomes, and it is vital that global decision-makers understand the particular burden this disease places on pregnant women.

Pregnancy and vaccination

In numerous outbreaks and epidemics, pregnant women have been denied opportunities to receive vaccines that would have protected them and their offspring from the dangers of communicable diseases.

Climate, environment and health - the link

In many of the world’s most vulnerable communities’ climate extremes, such as the recent Cyclone Idai, are widening health inequities...

ICPD at 25: SRHR takes centre stage

FIGO welcomes the UNCPD declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action.

Ethical Responsibilities in Post-abortion care

FIGO statement on the Ethics of Post-Abortion Care, prepared by the FIGO Committee on Ethical and Professional Aspects of Human Reproduction and Women’s Health...

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) ...