UNFPA Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

May - June 2013

No. of pages: 7

Publication date: 2013

Author: UNFPA Lebanon

UNFPA needs assessment (July- August 2012) showed that while 37% of non-pregnant married women were using contraceptives, reasons for not using any was attributed to high cost, distance, quantity, and unavailability of preferred type of contraceptive. High rates of menstrual irregularity (54%) and pain (44%) and sexually transmitted infections (33%) were also identified.