Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
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The US should support people around the world to access safe, legal abortion services. It's critical that Congress repeal the 1973 Helms Amendment and enable partner organizations to provide the comprehensive package of essential health services, including abortion.