WHO campaign to promote use of contraceptives

by Beatrice Credi - 2017.07.14

Throughout the world 214 million women would like to avoid a pregnancy but do not use contraception. At least this is what the World Health Organization’s third edition on responsible use of contraception declares. The publication is aimed at women especially in developing countries, and its main focus is unwanted pregnancies and the resulting unsafe abortions that threaten the health of mothers and children. Which is why the WHO sees family planning as indispensable. That, thanks to specific information about sexual health, enables women who want to limit the size of their family to do so. Which, in turn, guarantees their well-being and independence, as well as the development of the community.

Published in Birth and fertility.
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