Top Facts & Statistics
35Mwomen in LMICs have abortions in unsafe conditions
11abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in high-income countries where abortion is broadly legal, 2015-2019
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low-income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
The United States remains the single largest donor to family planning services in low- and middle-income countries, but that support is not keeping pace with the global need. If we are serious about reducing maternal mortality and improving people’s well-being, the investment in family planning programs needs to increase and restrictive policies that prevent the United States from providing assistance for safe abortion must be reexamined.