World Family Planning 2020 Highlights

World Family Planning 2020 Highlights: Accelerating action to ensure universal access to family planning

World Family Planning 2020 Highlights presents regional and global estimates of the contraceptive use and needs for women of reproductive age (15-49 years) between 1990 and 2020 with projections until 2030. This report assesses trends and inequalities in contraceptive use, regional differences in method choice, the contraceptive needs of young women and adolescents age (15-19 years) and the effects of population growth on past and future changes in the number of contraceptive users. It also evaluates the progress made in increasing the proportion of women who use modern contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy, illustrates how family planning can aid in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and provides policy recommendations for addressing the reproductive health and family planning needs.