Top Facts & Statistics
64unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 worldwide occurred annually between 2015-2019
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
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Unintended pregnancy and abortion are reproductive health experiences shared by millions of people every year in every part of the world, irrespective of personal status or circumstances.What differs are the obstacles people face—legal, social, economic or others—in exercising their reproductive autonomy.