Top Facts & Statistics
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low-income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care. Permitting midlevel providers to provide medication abortion can help address this situation by expanding the number of providers and facilities qualified to offer this care.