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
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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.