Top Facts & Statistics
3 in 4surveyed Ghanaian students aged 15–17 are taught to not have sex before marriage
16Munintended pregnancies could be prevented each year by providing comprehensive contraceptive care
487,000HIV-infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa do not receive medicine to prevent mother-to-child transmission every year
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Unsafe abortion costs the Ugandan health system $14 million per year. More investment in contraceptive services would improve women’s health and save millions of dollars. Every dollar spent on family planning saves more than five dollars in postabortion care services.