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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.

Statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO presents our statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Shortfall in health workers and the SDGs

Ensuring there are more jobs in the global health workforce may not seem a significant step towards ending poverty - but it could actually prove game-changing.

Psychosexual health and cancer

A study on psychosexual health in FIGO’s Updated Cancer Report 2018 shows how vital it is to treat every aspect of gynecologic cancer, not just the physical disease itself...

Women and Children Need Better Data

Poor, inconsistent data could be seriously hindering progress towards better health and wellbeing worldwide - and the problem is particularly prevalent where women and children are concerned.

More surgeons for a fistula-free world

Two expert fistula surgeons on the power of the FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative to end obstetric fistula.

NCDs: small changes, big impact

Co-chair of FIGO's Committee on Pregnancy and NCDs on an opportunity for addressing the NCD pandemic...

Targeted Therapy in Gynecologic Cancers

A new report from FIGO's IJGO shows how targeted therapies have been opening up a new era in cancer treatment...

Beyond Bad Genes: NCD transmission

Ignoring the role of mother-to-child transmission in NCDs is incubating a global crisis on the same scale as climate change.

Migration and women's health

From managing menstruation to modern contraception, migration can put an additional strain on a woman's ability to access healthcare...

Ending fistula: FIGO presents at ISOFS

FIGO presents at ISOFS, the only global conference on obstetric fistula surgery, on progress in training enough surgeons