Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock
Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus lockdowns could lead to 7 million unintended pregnancies, UN agency says

  • Supply chain disruptions could leave 47 million women without modern contraceptives, according to United Nations Population Fund
  • Six months of lockdowns could also result in 31 million additional cases of gender-based violence as women are trapped at home for prolonged periods

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock
Data on possible unintended pregnancies resulting from the pandemic was released on Tuesday by the United Nations Population Fund. Photo: Shutterstock
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