Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
$1.7Bestimated total cost of postabortion care in LMICs
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The US should support people around the world to access safe, legal abortion services. It's critical that Congress repeal the 1973 Helms Amendment and enable partner organizations to provide the comprehensive package of essential health services, including abortion.