Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion Worldwide – Factsheet

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01/03/2022 12:00 am

Guttmacher Institute

The Guttmacher Institute, the World Health Organization and the UN’s Human Reproduction Programme (HRP) have released the first-ever model-based estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion rates for 150 countries, highlighting major disparities in access to sexual and reproductive health care.

The study, published in BMJ Global Health, analyzes rates from 2015 to 2019, with the aim of providing deeper insights into access to sexual and reproductive health services in countries of all income levels across the globe.

Read the full news release here.

Find the factsheet here.

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