Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
$1.7Bestimated total cost of postabortion care in LMICs
$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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By saving lives and improving women’s health and well-being, sexual and reproductive health care benefits individuals and families and contributes to countries’ social and economic development. Such care would also enable people to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights.