With more than 47 years of experience, USAID has long been the world leader in supporting voluntary family planning programs in the developing world. By enabling women and couples to have the number of children they want and helping them space their children three to five years apart, family planning has markedly improved maternal and child health.
Chart the course of USAID’s work in family planning through this interactive timeline marking some of the major milestones over the past 47+ years.
View the archived version of the USAID Family Planning Program Timeline: 1965 to 2009 [PDF, 419KB] including related graphs and charts.
Last updated: December 19, 2014