Top Facts & Statistics
1.1Mnewborn deaths per year that could be prevented in the region by meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
539,000unintended pregnancies occur each year in Nepal
87%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Nepal
Hear From An Expert
In collaboration with IIPS and the Population Council, the Guttmacher Institute conducted the first national study estimating the incidence of unintended pregnancy and abortion in India. These data fill a critical evidence gap.