Top Facts & Statistics
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
59%of women in low-income countries deliver their babies in a health facility, compared to 97% in upper-middle income countries
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Progress in sexual and reproductive health is not uniform. People in the poorest countries are nearly three times as likely to face unintended pregnancies as those in the wealthiest countries, revealing major and persistent inequities in access to sexual and reproductive health care.