Top Facts & Statistics
49%pregnanies in LMICs are unintended
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
Hear From An Expert
Fully meeting the needs for sexual and reproductive health care would result in immense health gains, including a reduction of about two-thirds in unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths.
Director of International Research