Women's Health in Bangladesh

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 5.3
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 54 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 10%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 1.5%
Female Literacy Rate, ages 15-24, 2000-04:: 52%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 27



In Bangladesh, the average woman has more than 5 children. The project is working with government staff to ensure proper commodity warehousing practices so women have access to family planning commodities when and where they need them.

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