Team work makes the dream work. Together, we made MH Day 2018 bigger than ever before! We’re delighted to share with you now a comprehensive impact report for MH Day 2018.

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MH Day 2018 had > 475 events in > 70 countries, and we are still counting. Go to the event map and contribute your event and send us your celebration images.

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Image by SPLASH during their MH Day event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


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About MH Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day will help to break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential.


Menstrual Hygiene Day breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around MHM, and engages decision-makers to increase the political priority and catalyse action for MHM, at global, national and local levels.

MHM and the SDGs

Menstruation matters to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While there is no specific goal or indicator, this infographic shows how MHM is linked to several of the goals. Use and share this infographic to advocate for more attention to MHM.

MHM and human rights

The biological fact of menstruation, the necessity of managing menstruation, and society’s response to them both is linked with women’s and girls’ human rights and gender equality. Read this practictioners guide on MHM and Human Rights.

What an amazing MH Day 2018!

Periods are nothing to hide

The latest on MHM

MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…

Lesotho: Provision of free pads gets a thumbs up!

 Lesotho News Agency – Maseru, Sept 24 — The motion on provision of free sanitary towels in schools received an overwhelming support from the Member of Parliament (MPs) on Monday   The motion, which was proposed by Member of Parliament representing...

Call for abstracts – 7th MHM Virtual Conference

The 7th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming on menstrual health and hygiene from around the world. The conference will focus on the ‘MHM in Ten’ five...

Menstrual Hygiene Webinar Series – May to June 2018

WASH United, Simavi, World Vision and GIZ are launching a webinar series on menstrual hygiene as an activity under the MH Alliance. The webinars will take place every Thursday starting on 31 May 2018. The topic of each webinar will be introduced by an expert such as...

First Menstrual Health Symposium in Eastern and Southern Africa

UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and partners are to convene the first regional symposium on menstrual health and management. The purpose is to strengthen commitment and build on the latest evidence base, to move from research to action, and to...

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Non-profits, social enterprises & individuals: all MH Day campaign materials are free to use for individuals and any type of non-profit organization, including, but not limited to, national and international NGOs, national and international governmental agencies, foundations, educational institutions and social enterprises.

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