UNFPA Supplies Annual Report 2017 Executive Summary

Publication Date: June 2018
Author: UNFPA

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UNFPA Supplies focuses, in particular, on reaching those who face the greatest barriers to accessing reproductive health services, including family planning. Ensuring we reach the poorest women and young people, those living in rural areas and with lower levels of education, who often have the least access to services, is vital for attaining universal health coverage and a cornerstone of sustainable development that leaves no one behind.

This Executive Summary provides an overview of the programme's activities in 2017, based on the full annual report

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Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.

 

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