The USAID-funded Advancing Adolescent Health (A2H) project was a three-year program (2016-2019) designed to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) and family planning knowledge, access, and use of related services for married and unmarried adolescents in Bangladesh. The A2H program was implemented in eight upazilas and three wards in the city corporation of the Rangpur district.
The project was structured to allow for multilevel interventions targeting specific married and unmarried girls and boys ages 10 to 19, as well as key community gatekeepers and health service providers. The project sought to increase the demand for quality ASRH and family planning services, as well as encourage delayed marriage, healthy birth spacing, and improving health services and facilities.
Thus far A4H has found that: