Top Facts & Statistics
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
487,000HIV-infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa do not receive medicine to prevent mother-to-child transmission every year
1 in 4surveyed Kenyan students aged 15–17 learn about contraception
Hear From An Expert
Ethiopia is one of only a handful of countries to eliminate barriers to legal abortion specifically for adolescents. As a result, young women are more likely to access safe abortion care than any other age-group there.
Senior Research Scientist