Fulfilling the Promise: Public Policy and U.S. Family Planning Clinics

November 6, 2000

One in four women seeking family planning services from a medical provider finds contraceptive and related health services at a publicly supported family planning clinic. These publicly supported services have helped prevent 1.3 million unintended pregnancies each year and narrowed the historic differences in access to family planning services based on race and income, according to this report from the Alan Guttmacher Institute.