Top Facts & Statistics
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
$2.20reduction in cost of pregnancy-related care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services above the current level
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We know that substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 214 million women in developing regions who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.