Briefing Paper: The Right to Contraceptive Information and Services for Women and Adolescents

Around the world, the unmet need for safe and effective contraceptive services is staggering: Roughly 215 million women in developing countries rely on traditional contraceptive methods with high failure rates or do not use a contraceptive method at all.  In the new briefing paper, The Right to Contraceptive Information and Services for Women and Adolescents, the Center and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) demonstrate that access to family planning information and services is a fundamental human right that states are obligated to actively respect, protect, and fulfill.

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