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
3 in 4surveyed Ghanaian students aged 15–17 are taught to not have sex before marriage
16Munintended pregnancies could be prevented each year by providing comprehensive contraceptive care
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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.