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Situation Analysis

Among all sexually active women of reproductive age, the unmet need for family planning (FP) is highest among youth aged 15-24 years. Non-use of FP is highest among women in two age brackets: 15-19 years (72%) and 20-24 years (56%). The total demand for FP services is at 71.1% among married women and at 16.4% among unmarried women.

The average age of sexual debut is 16.25 years. 53.8% of men and 47.8% of women have had sex by the age of 18. By the age of 25 years; 91% of men and 85.2% of women have had sex. The average age at which women give birth is 19.8 years. The proportion of teenagers who have started having children increases dramatically from 2.1% at 15 years to 36.2% at 19 years of age.
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