Top Facts & Statistics
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
Hear From An Expert
Vital global health funding should not be a political football. It’s disturbing that the administration reinstated the global gag rule and blocked U.S. funding for UNFPA. The justification for both these policies is grounded in misinformation—and there is zero evidence that either one of them is effective in achieving its purported goal.