Top Facts & Statistics
$2.20reduction in cost of pregnancy-related care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services above the current level
75%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in developing regions
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
Hear From An Expert
Greater investment is needed in Kenya to improve young people’s ability to access and use comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services. Counseling and care that enables adolescents to decide whether and when to have children is a critical component of such services.