Top Facts & Statistics
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
32abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–49 in Latin America occurred annually in 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
The US should support people around the world to access safe, legal abortion services. It's critical that Congress repeal the 1973 Helms Amendment and enable partner organizations to provide the comprehensive package of essential health services, including abortion.