The 1956 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was the second edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Paris, France from August 30 to September 12, 1956.
- 1956 FIVB Women's World Championship squads
- Soviet Union
- East Germany
- North Korea
- United States
- West Germany
Lidia Boldireva, Ludmila Buldakova, Aleksandra Tschudina, Skaidra Galachova, Kira Gorbachova, Sofia Gorbunova, Lidia Ivanetskaya, Militia Kononova, Lidia Kalenjik, Ludmila Metscheryakova, Antonina Moiseyeva, Lidia Strelnikova, and Valentina Varkevitsch.