Top Facts & Statistics
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
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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Substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 218 million women in low- and middle-income countries who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.