Top Facts & Statistics
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
80%reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Africa
1 in 4surveyed Kenyan students aged 15–17 learn about contraception
Hear From An Expert
Unsafe abortion costs the Ugandan health system $14 million per year. More investment in contraceptive services would improve women’s health and save millions of dollars. Every dollar spent on family planning saves more than five dollars in postabortion care services.