Reaching girls and women of reproductive age

A woman’s reproductive system is a delicate and complex system in the body. It is important to take steps to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems—including some long-term health problems. Taking care of yourself and making healthy choices can help protect you and your loved ones. Protecting your reproductive system also means having control of your health, if and when, you become pregnant.

In women,those years of life between menarche and menopause,roughly from ages 12 to 49.The term is imprecise,since some women can become pregnant and bear children at younger older ages.In men,those years between the onset of puberty and loss of fertility.