Top Facts & Statistics
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
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
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Over the past three decades, the proportion of unintended pregnancies ending in abortion has increased in countries where more legal restrictions are in place, and where it may be harder to access safe abortion services.
Senior Research Associate