The situation in Ukraine and other conflicts are expected to drive the "staggering" number of unintended pregnancies even higher as sexual violence increases and contraception access is disrupted, a UN report says.
Rights groups say more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim people in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang have been incarcerated in camps in a bid to root out Islamic customs and forcibly integrate minorities.
Researchers and activists slam an official tweet that points out how Chinese policies led to a decline in the minority population.
The investigation was launched after two women's rights organisations approached South Africa's Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) in 2015 with 48 documented cases of coerced sterilisation.
US District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in Philadelphia issued a nationwide injunction preventing the rules from taking effect across the entire country.
Six million couples need contraceptives but have no reliable access to them, the' health department says.
Already rattled by a crippling economic crisis, President Nicolas Maduro is under fire after an aborted power grab to consolidate legislative power from the opposition.
The FP2020 campaign, launched in 2012 with the aim of helping 120 million women get proper access to contraceptives by 2020, fails to meet its target at halfway point.
Researchers have found injecting two different hormones into men every two months suppressed their sperm production enough to function as a birth control.
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