7.204 Number of women aged 15-49 (thousands)1 2.3 Total Fertility Rate (TFR)2 n/a Percent of Married Women 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods2 n/a Percent of women using IUDs Among Modern Contraceptive Users3 n/a Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning2
1 Population by Broad Age Groups – Female – UN Population Division 2020
2 PRB 2019 World Population Data Sheet
3 UN Contraceptive Use by Method Data Booklet 2019
Collaboration between Venezuela through PLAFAM and ICA Foundation began in 2016 with an initial donation of 500 LNG IUS devices, and until today in total 13.000 LNG IUS have been donated. Asociatión Civil de Planificación Familiar (PLAFAM) is part of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) of the Western Hemisphere Region.
PLAFAM is recognized as a pioneer in advocacy and delivery of sexual and reproductive health services in Venezuela. In 2013, they provided over half a million services, including gynecological care, contraceptives, gender-based violence screening, and STI preventation, testing, and treatment. PLAFAM works to ensure its staff are sensitive to the needs of youth clients and provides low-cost services for young people at its clinics.