Top Facts & Statistics
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
53%of pregnancies among adolescents aged 15-19 in Uganda were unintended in 2013
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
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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