Top Facts & Statistics
$8.56the annual per-person cost in developing regions to meet the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
87%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Nepal
Hear From An Expert
Greater investment is needed in Kenya to improve young people’s ability to access and use comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services. Counseling and care that enables adolescents to decide whether and when to have children is a critical component of such services.