Top Facts & Statistics
6.5Mabortions were performed annually in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010–2014
760,000women are hospitalized annually for treatment of complications of unsafe abortion
75%reduction in newborn deaths in the region that would result from meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
Hear From An Expert
Investing in modern contraception is not only the right thing to do; it's also a cost-saving investment. For every additional dollar invested in contraceptive services in developing regions, the cost of pregnancy-related care is reduced by $2.20.