Top Facts & Statistics
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
4.6Mwomen are hospitalized annually in Asia for treatment of complications of unsafe abortion
1.1Mnewborn deaths per year that could be prevented in the region by meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
Hear From An Expert
Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care. Permitting midlevel providers to provide medication abortion can help address this situation by expanding the number of providers and facilities qualified to offer this care.