Top Facts & Statistics
1 in 4surveyed Kenyan students aged 15–17 learn about contraception
487,000HIV-infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa do not receive medicine to prevent mother-to-child transmission every year
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
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