Top Facts & Statistics
$8.56the annual per-person cost in developing regions to meet the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
75%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in developing regions
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
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.