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
16Munintended pregnancies could be prevented each year by providing comprehensive contraceptive care
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
Ethiopia is one of only a handful of countries to eliminate barriers to legal abortion specifically for adolescents. As a result, young women are more likely to access safe abortion care than any other age-group there.
Senior Research Scientist