Top Facts & Statistics
3 in 4surveyed Ghanaian students aged 15–17 are taught to not have sex before marriage
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
80%reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Africa
Hear From An Expert
We know that substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 214 million women in developing regions who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.