Top Facts & Statistics
3 in 4surveyed Ghanaian students aged 15–17 are taught to not have sex before marriage
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
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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.