Key Factors Influencing Contraceptive Use in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

No. of pages: 27

Publication date: 1 January 2012

Author: UNFPA EECARO, IPPF European Network

Publisher: UNFPA EECARO, IPPF European Network

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The report "Key Factors Influencing Contraceptive Use in Eastern Europe and Central Asia" identifies seven main reasons for these low usage rates. Based on focus group interviews in seven middle-income countries across the region, it includes a set of recommendations on how to address the identified barriers and obstacles related to contraceptive security, which were endorsed by high-level government officials from 16 countries at a meeting in Brussels in June 2012.