Gap between Supply and Demand for Contraceptive Services in Northeast Nigeria

Executive Summary


Since 2009, Northeast Nigerian communities have faced a violent insurgency led by fundamentalist extremists, including the militant terrorist group Boko Haram and associated fractured groups. An estimated 1.7 million women and girls of reproductive age have been displaced, and two-thirds of health facilities have been destroyed. There is a critical need for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, including contraceptive services, for...