Top Facts & Statistics
75%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in developing regions
$2.20reduction in cost of pregnancy-related care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services above the current level
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
Hear From An Expert
Vital global health funding should not be a political football. It’s disturbing that the administration reinstated the global gag rule and blocked U.S. funding for UNFPA. The justification for both these policies is grounded in misinformation—and there is zero evidence that either one of them is effective in achieving its purported goal.