Top Facts & Statistics
250.4Mpregnancies worldwide occurred each year during the 2015–2019 period
64unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 worldwide occurred annually between 2015-2019
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
Hear From An Expert
Vital global health funding should not be a political football. It’s disturbing that the administration reinstated the global gag rule and blocked U.S. funding for UNFPA. The justification for both these policies is grounded in misinformation—and there is zero evidence that either one of them is effective in achieving its purported goal.