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More Women in Africa Are Using Long-Acting Contraception, Changing Lives

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On a busy day at a health center in rural Ghana, women are seeking long-lasting contraceptive methods for their reproductive autonomy. In sub-Saharan Africa, where women have the lowest rate of access to contraception, there has been a significant increase in the number of women using modern contraception over the past decade. Access to methods like contraceptive implants and injections has provided fast, affordable, and discreet options for women. As a result, the region has seen a rise in the use of modern contraception, with 66 million women now using it.