More Than 300 Million Women and Girls in World's Poorest Countries Using Modern Contraceptives at Midpoint of FP2020 Initiative

Date: 
Friday, 11 November 2016
Source: 
Family Planning 2020

November 1st, 2016: A new report released today by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) reveals that, for the first time in history, the number of women and girls using modern contraception in the world’s 69 poorest countries has surpassed 300 million—a milestone that has taken the health and development sectors decades to reach.