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Her Plan is Her Power

The decision of when—and whether—to start a family is one of the most important choices a woman can make.

However, nearly half of all pregnancies worldwide (approximately 121 million annually) are estimated to be unplanned, leading to health risks and reduced educational and employment opportunities for mother and child – challenges which can span generations.

Unplanned pregnancies are in part caused by a lack of access to contraceptive information and services. Globally, of the 257 million women who want to avoid pregnancy, almost 67% are not using any contraceptive method.

Together with other organizations, we’re working to change this and help women and girls achieve their promise.

Our multi-year global initiative “Her Plan is Her Power” aims to fuel global action and community-led responses to reduce unplanned pregnancy in areas where need is great and disparities exist, with a focus on innovation, education, access and advocacy. “Her Plan is Her Power” builds on existing programming launched in 2022 through our “Her Promise” ESG platform, with new funding to support:


These new programs join the following existing collaborations and investments to address unplanned pregnancy:


“Organon is proud to launch ‘Her Plan is Her Power’ and work with others to focus our resources and target responses to help ensure all women and girls can plan their future.”

Kevin Ali, CEO of Organon

The original article was published here.

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