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Supporting FIGO Members to be Advocates

​FIGO's three-day advocacy and communications training builds capacity for our National Member Societies...

Obstetric fistula: new research, new techniques

As part of our IJGO Special Issue: Obstetric Fistula, FIGO spoke to Dr Rachel Pope, Guest Editor, author and co-author about the critical role of research and collaboration to close the treatment gap.

Serving women in India

I am a third generation private practitioner in our family, yet life has been full of challenges at every step. India is a huge country with a complex health scenario.

PPIUD added to Kenyan Nursing Scope of Practice

Postpartum IUD service provision added to Kenyan Nursing Scope of Practice, strengthening long-term sustainability of partnerships and family planning access.

FIGO Statement for International Safe Abortion Day

FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) is celebrating and supporting International Safe Abortion Day on September 28th 2019. FIGO regards reproductive choice, including access to safe abortion services, as a basic and non-negotiable tool for ensuring the human rights of every...

Sustainable Postpartum Family Planning in Tanzania

Students across three regions in Tanzania will now receive up-to-date training and assessment in postpartum family planning, thanks to the work of FIGO’s PPIUD Initiative...

Political Declaration of the High Level Meeting on UHC

FIGO's voice was heard ahead of the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage: moving together to build a healthier world ...

HIV risk no barrier to contraceptive choice

New WHO guidelines expands contraceptive choice for women at high risk of HIV

G7 addresses Violence Against Women

G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council report echo's FIGO’s 2018 Global Declaration on Violence Against Women...

Good sexual health and bad STIs

Good sexual health has a positive impact on many aspects of a woman’s life, and OBGYNs have a critical role to play in supporting informed, safe and responsible sexual health...

Review of statements on use of synthetic mesh

FIGO reviews published national recommendations on use of synthetic vaginal mesh to summarise and share important information about the risks involved.

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.