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State Of World Population 2022 Report

State Of World Population 2022 Report:

The United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) flagship State of World Population Report 2022 titled “Seeing the Unseen: The case for action in the neglected crisis of unintended pregnancy” was launched.

Key Findings of the Report:

  • Between 2015 and 2019, there were roughly 121 million unintended pregnancies globally each year.
  • Globally, an estimated 257 million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe, modern methods of contraception.
  • Nearly a quarter of all women are not able to say no to sex.
  • Contraceptive use is 53% lower among women who have experienced intimate partner violence.
  • Rape-related pregnancies are equally or more likely to occur than pregnancies from consensual sex.
  • Over 60% of unintended pregnancies, and almost 30% of all pregnancies, end in abortion.
  • 45% of all abortions performed globally are unsafe.
  • In developing countries, unsafe abortions cost an estimated USD 553 million per year in treatment costs alone.