Top Facts & Statistics
53%of pregnancies among adolescents aged 15-19 in Uganda were unintended in 2013
3 in 4surveyed teachers in Peru say they lack teaching materials on sexuality education
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
Hear From An Expert
Ethiopia is one of only a handful of countries to eliminate barriers to legal abortion specifically for adolescents. As a result, young women are more likely to access safe abortion care than any other age-group there.
Senior Research Scientist