Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Examining Women’s Reasons for Not Using a Method

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Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Examining Women’s Reasons for Not Using a Method

Description

Sexually active women in developing countries who have an unmet need for contraception, meaning they wish to avoid pregnancy but are not using any contraceptive (traditional or modern), generally cite one of several key reasons for not using a method. Addressing their reasons for nonuse should inform family planning programs’ efforts to satisfy this need.

Creator

Gilda Sedgh, Lori S. Ashford, Rubina Hussain

Publisher

Guttmacher Institute

Date

2016

Language

English

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URL

https://www.guttmacher.org/report/unmet-need-for-contraception-in-developing-countries

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Citation

Gilda Sedgh, Lori S. Ashford, Rubina Hussain, “Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Examining Women’s Reasons for Not Using a Method,” Women's Knowledge Digital Library, accessed November 19, 2018, http://womensdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1081.

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