Top Facts & Statistics
$8.56the annual per-person cost in developing regions to meet the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
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In Uganda, addressing adolescents’ unmet need for modern contraception, and providing all pregnant adolescents and their newborns with recommended levels of care, are both critical to save lives and improve young people’s health and well-being.