Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) share a common agenda that addresses the reproductive health needs of girls and women across the entire reproductive life course. At a technical meeting co-hosted by USAID and HRSA, with technical support from E2A and the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, on April 2-3, 2014, those working for programs supported by these two agencies presented how they are addressing shared challenges: unintended pregnancies; rapid, repeat pregnancies; preterm birth and other adverse pregnancy outcomes; and the need for postabortion care. This report chronicles the proceedings of the April meeting, which was entitled Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women.


  • Publication date: December 2014