Top Facts & Statistics
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
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Over the past three decades, the proportion of unintended pregnancies ending in abortion has increased in countries where more legal restrictions are in place, and where it may be harder to access safe abortion services.
Senior Research Associate