Top Facts & Statistics
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
11abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in high-income countries where abortion is broadly legal, 2015-2019
Hear From An Expert
Vital global health funding should not be a political football. It’s disturbing that the administration reinstated the global gag rule and blocked U.S. funding for UNFPA. The justification for both these policies is grounded in misinformation—and there is zero evidence that either one of them is effective in achieving its purported goal.