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How much do G7 countries allocate to family planning in developing countries?

Published 21 October 2018 in Facts and figures

Family planning spending - aid which supports access to modern contraceptive methods to allow women to choose whether, when and how many children they would like to have - has increased in recent years, in line with donors’ priorities on gender equality and health, and thanks to collective international momentum through for example FP 2020. Donors provide around half of all money spent on family planning in developing countries (the rest comes from domestic governments, individuals’ own spending, and a small % from NGOs and other organizations). But there is still much ’unmet need’: it is estimated that there are still 214 million women worldwide who would like to delay or prevent a pregnancy but are not using modern contraceptives, and that the cost of meeting that need for women in developing countries would cost $11 billion annually.

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