Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion Worldwide – Factsheet

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 […]

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health In Ethiopia

Introduction Twenty-three percent of Ethiopia’s estimated 117.9 million people are aged 10–19. Young people often face major sexual and reproductive health challenges, including a lack of access to services and high levels of child marriage, early childbearing, unintended pregnancy, unsafe abortion and exposure to STIs, including HIV. Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health has made adolescent sexual […]

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Not Up for Debate: LGBTQ People Need and Deserve Tailored Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

The Guttmacher Institute have shared a policy analysis article about need of tailored SRHR care for LGBTQ+ people.   All people, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ), need sexual and reproductive health care. LGBTQ health issues and sexual and reproductive health care are inextricably linked, because they both involve […]

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