Top Facts & Statistics
35.5Mabortions were performed annually in Asia in 2010–2014
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
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
We know that substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 214 million women in developing regions who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.