‘State of World Population 2012’ analyses data and trends to understand who is denied access and why. This flagship report examines challenges in expanding access to family planning. It considers the social and economic impact of family planning as well as the costs and savings of making it available to everyone who needs it. The report asserts that governments, civil society, health providers and communities have the responsibility to protect the right to family planning for women across the spectrum, including those who are young or unmarried.
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