Problem

Female infertility

Nature:

Female infertility refers to infertility in women. It affects an estimated 48 million women, with the highest prevalence of infertility affecting people in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa/Middle East, and Central/Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Infertility is caused by many sources, including nutrition, diseases, and other malformations of the uterus. Infertility affects women from around the world, and the cultural and social stigma surrounding it varies.

Narrower Problems:
HIV impaired fertility
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Subject(s):
Biosciences Growth
Society Women
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET