Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Slide and Lecture Presentation

New Evidence to Address Unmet Need for Contraception

July 2007

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This presentation brings together the latest information about the unmet need for contraception in developing countries. It includes information designed to help donors, program planners and policymakers develop strategies, set priorities and direct limited resources for family planning most effectively. This presentation will identify populations with unmet need for contraception, trends in unmet need and reasons why women with unmet need are not using contraceptives.

The full-length report detailing this research, Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Levels and Reasons for Not Using a Method is available here.

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