Contraception Ignored, as Orphans Figures Soar

More than 60 percent of the Romanian women aged 15 to 35 have never used any contraception methods, according to a survey, while a quarter of them have at least once resorted to emergency contraception in order to prevent a pregnancy.

The survey was conducted on a number of over 1000 Romanian women, in 2010, a year that has also witnessed an increase by 100 percent in the numbers of Romanian orphans and abandoned children.

Most concerning is the fact that almost 2 out of three teenage girls have never used any contraception, while the vast majority of women still rely on methods like the calendar.

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