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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.
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.
Periods are nothing to hide
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It was a huge success to be already nominated and a even a bigger suprise that a movie about periods can win the Oscar! Period. End of Sentence won an Oscar for the best short documentary. Congratulations to the the Pad Project, a non-profit that...read more
No time to rest: Ensuring every girl in Nepal can thrive on her period. On December 11 2018, the MHM Practitioners’ Alliance Nepal, in collaboration with the Federal Government of Germany through the GIZ coordinated ‘Support to the Health Sector Programme...read more
"Ok, now there is a day for everything." "This can't be real" "Is this a joke??" "This is the most outrageous thing I have EVER heard of. How insulting and offensive to every single female. Who makes up this SH**???? There is no modesty left in this world. Honestly,...read more
The Shorty Awards honor the best content creators and producers on social media, and since 2017 they have a category for social good. The Social Good Shorty Awards have been to show the positive impact brands, agencies and nonprofits can have on society. WASH...read more
By Thorsten Kiefer & Gerda Larsson // 22 November 2018 Originally released here: https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-menstrual-hygiene-management-matters-period-93852 Half the world menstruates for a significant part of their lives. 300 million women and girls have...read more
The 3rd December is international day of persons with disabilities. For this purpose, we release this blog post that summarizes how women and girls with disabilities might face challenges to manage their menstruation and menstrual hygiene, provides short...read more