Top Facts & Statistics
64unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 worldwide occurred annually between 2015-2019
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
32abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in high income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
Vital global health funding should not be a political football. It’s disturbing that the administration reinstated the global gag rule and blocked U.S. funding for UNFPA. The justification for both these policies is grounded in misinformation—and there is zero evidence that either one of them is effective in achieving its purported goal.