Contraception within the context of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive lives

The rationale for the development of the country profiles is that while data on individual indicators such as child marriage prevalence or modern contraceptive use provide useful information, they do not give an overall picture of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). 

The country profiles are intended to place data on a selected set of indicators that are available in the public arena to provide a holistic picture of ASRH, within the broader context of their lives. They are primarily intended for national level decision makers working on adolescent health, to inform their policies and strategies.