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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Addressing unmet need for modern contraception supports health and well-being among women and their families, and improves nations' abilities to meet their development goals. Contraceptive care is a cost-effective health intervention that helps fulfill women's sexual and reproductive rights.