Women’s Empowerment and Reproductive Health

Links Throughout the Life Cycle

No. of pages: 24

Publication Date: 2000

Author: UNFPA

ISBN: 0-89714-517-8

After describing the international consensus reached in Beijing about empowering women and ending gender inequality, and defining key human rights concepts, the report examines key issues related to reproductive health and rights that affect women throughout their lives. Topics covered include: Early life chances, The mutual relationship between reproductive health and education, Adolescence and the transition to adulthood, Marriage and the family, Labour force participation and employment, Reproductive health and violence and Issues affecting the health of older women