20 Million Girls in Developing World Lack Access to Contraception

November 12, 2018

(Reuters) – Six million unwanted pregnancies and two million unsafe abortions could be avoided each year by helping teenage girls in developing countries to get reliable contraception, researchers said on Friday. More action is needed to help girls plan their families said researchers from the Guttmacher Institute, a U.S.-based organization focused on sexual health and reproductive rights.

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