New Delhi: As many as 40 percent Indians are embarrassed to ask for contraceptives, said a global survey released Monday.The survey added that despite campaigns to promote safe sex, nearly three-quarters of sexually active people globally don`t use them.Also, it stated that 32 percent of Indians said they were not at the risk of pregnancy.The survey, which also covered India, said that 72 percent don`t use a contraceptive with a new partner, putting them at high risk of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.Unplanned pregnancies emerge as a major global concern, particularly among the young, said the survey titled "Clueless or Clued Up: Your Right to be Informed about Contraception".It said that worldwide approximately 41 percent of the 208 million pregnancies each year are unintended."Lack of right information on contraception, leading to non-use or inaccurate use, is a huge issue in India," says Vishwanath Koliwad, secretary general of the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI).
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