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Reproductive and Human Rights Abortion and Contraception
Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted Worldwide in 201
Abortion Statistics <ul><li>Since 1922 there has been 863 million reported abortions </li></ul><ul><li>It is estimated tha...
Contraception Statistics <ul><li>40% of pregnancies in developing countries are unintended  </li></ul><ul><li>There are 80...
Percentage of Contraceptive Usage Worldwide
Sources http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/mapworldabrate.html http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortio...
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  1. 1. Reproductive and Human Rights Abortion and Contraception
  2. 2. Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted Worldwide in 201
  3. 3. Abortion Statistics <ul><li>Since 1922 there has been 863 million reported abortions </li></ul><ul><li>It is estimated that there has actually been 950 million abortions since illegal abortions are not reported </li></ul><ul><li>Abortion rates declined between 1995 and 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Abortion decline was greater in developed countries </li></ul><ul><li>Half of abortions in developing countries are unsafe or illegal </li></ul><ul><li>19% of pregnancies in developing countries end in abortion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Contraception Statistics <ul><li>40% of pregnancies in developing countries are unintended </li></ul><ul><li>There are 80 million unintended pregnancies worldwide per year </li></ul><ul><li>“ In 2003, contraceptives averted 187 million unintended pregnancies, 60 million unplanned births, 105 million induced abortions, 22 million spontaneous abortions and 215,000 pregnancy-related deaths in developing countries” (RHRC Consortium) </li></ul><ul><li>100 million women in developing countries have an unmet need for contraception </li></ul><ul><li>56% of married women in developing countries use contraception </li></ul>
  5. 5. Percentage of Contraceptive Usage Worldwide
  6. 6. Sources http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/mapworldabrate.html http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/wrjp3310.html http://www.abort73.com/abortion_facts/worldwide_abortion_statistics/ http://newswatch-media.nationalgeographic.com/files/2009/09/contraception-prevalence-map.jpg

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