Best Practices for Sustaining Youth Contraceptive Use

Youths in the age bracket 15–24 have higher rates of contraceptive discontinuation than older women. This policy brief describes contraceptive discontinuation among youth, summarizing the evidence on the drivers of discontinuation which include method-related concerns and poor quality of care. It outlines policy and program strategies that could enhance continuation among youth who wish to prevent, delay, or space pregnancies.

Last modified: September 1, 2022

Language: English

Source: Population Reference Bureau