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at 25 percent of all pregnancies in India were "unwanted" and that of the "180 million couples as many as 28.4 million had an unmet need for contraception".

Tewari, who is also the head of Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC), a conglomerate of NGOs working in the field of reproductive health, said the acceptance of various contraceptive methods was still not widespread.

"While less than 50 percent of women use oral contraceptives in India, the use of intra uterine devices (IUD) is a meagre 1.6 percent as compared to over 40 percent in China," she pointed out.

She said ARC, which has 29 member organisations including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, will launch campaigns to create awareness about oral contraceptive pills and would take up with the health ministry the issue of introducing injectable contraception.

"India must expand the number of contraceptive methods to stop unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions," she said.

ARC is funded by the international Packard Foundation and has technical support from the World Health Organisation and the UN Population Fund.

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