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Social and Economic Factors Influence Contraceptive Use

  • October 2015
  • Report

Family planning helps women prevent or delay childbearing and space pregnancies for healthier outcomes, but many women in Tanzania have an unmet need for contraception. A woman’s partner, social network, knowledge of contraception, and economic situation may influence her use of contraception. This fact sheet explores those factors as well as actions that could reduce unmet need among women and empower them to have the families they want.

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