Back to Basics: The Rationale for Increased Funds for International Family Planning

@inproceedings{Barot2008BackTB,
  title={Back to Basics: The Rationale for Increased Funds for International Family Planning},
  author={Sneha Barot},
  year={2008}
}
According to Adding It Up, a joint report from the Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA, a total of $7.1 billion (in 2003 dollars) is spent annually on family planning services in the developing world. These funds—from both donor countries and recipient developing countries themselves— support contraceptive care for 504 million women, helping them to avoid 187 million unintended pregnancies and 60 million unplanned births. However, approximately 201 million women in developing countries desire to… CONTINUE READING