Insight

TEENAGE CHILDBEARING AND UNMET NEED FOR FAMILY PLANNING IN NEPAL

    March 01, 2018



The unmet need for family planning among women 15-49 is highest in province 4 meaning that 30% of women of childbearing age who wish to use contraception methods but are not using them at all. Of the women aged 15-19 who have begun child bearing 33% have no education & 30% primary education only. The percentage of women age 15-19 who have begun child bearing is highest in province 2 (i.e. 27%.)