Global | Contraception

Costs and Benefits

Focusing on developing countries—and the poorest countries, in particular—the Guttmacher Institute calculates the global, regional and country-level health costs associated with unmet need for contraception and the public health and economic benefits of meeting women’s contraceptive needs. 

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Meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of women in low-and middle-income countries is an achievable and affordable goal if world leaders give this global health priority the urgent attention it needs.