Top Facts & Statistics
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
31Mwomen in LMICs do not deliver their babies in a health facility
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Substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 218 million women in low- and middle-income countries who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.