No access to contraception for 200 million women worldwide

Community health worker meets a family in his village in rural Laos to discuss family planning. File Photo: UNFPA/Micka Perier

Some 200 million women around the world who want contraception have no access to it, according to the United Nations.

The findings come in the Trends in Contraceptive Use Worldwide 2015 report which says that family planning is a fundamental right.

Ann Biddlecom is one of the authors, who spoke to Daniel Dickinson ahead of an International Family Planning Conference, which starts on Monday in Indonesia.

Duration: 3'07"

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