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$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
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Abortion has been legal under broad criteria in India since 1971. Data on the national incidence of abortion, how and where women obtain services, and the quality of services are essential to ensure that every woman can receive the care she needs.