Top Facts & Statistics
4.6Mwomen are hospitalized annually in Asia for treatment of complications of unsafe abortion
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
$5.67the annual per-person cost of meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care in Asia
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Abortion has been legal under broad criteria in India since 1971. Data on the national incidence of abortion, how and where women obtain services, and the quality of services are essential to ensure that every woman can receive the care she needs.