214M Women In Developing Countries Lack Access To Safe, Effective Family Planning, UNFPA Executive Director Says In World Population Day Message
Xinhua/New China: UNFPA chief: some 214 million women lack safe, effective family planning
“U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) chief Natalia Kanem said Wednesday some 214 million women [in developing regions] still lack safe and effective family planning for reasons ranging from lack of information or services, to lack of support from their partners or communities. In her message to mark World Population Day, the UNFPA executive director said this situation threatens women’s ‘ability to build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities’…” (7/12).