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Growth in World Contraceptive Use Stalling; 215 Million Women’s Needs Still Unmet

March 27th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

At least 215 million women want to prevent or delay pregnancy but are not using effective contraception. This “unmet need” for family planning may be due to poor reproductive health information, social pressures, or insufficient access to contraceptive options. In Africa, more than 1 in 4 women have unmet need -- by far the highest rate of any region



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