UNFPA Paraguay

Paraguay has one of the highest maternal mortality, poverty and inequality rates in the region. Limited sexual and reproductive health services and education for young people help explain the high adolescent pregnancy. UNFPA seeks to increase culturally sensitive service availability, information and contraceptives for vulnerable groups such as adolescent girls, rural women and poor people. Programs support integrated population issues and knowledge sharing for national development, advocating and promoting gender and human rights approaches in laws, budgets and policies.

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Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

  • Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

  • CPR any method

  • Unmet need

Education

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2010-2015

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2010-2015

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Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Paraguay

No Data Available

Impact of UNFPA’s work

Global impact of UNFPA’s support

Unintended Pregnancies Averted

204,000

Unintended Pregnancies Averted

Materal Deaths Averted

0

Maternal Deaths Averted

Unsafe Abortions Averted

81,500

Unsafe Abortions Averted

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