Top Facts & Statistics
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low-income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
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.