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You will find videos, training materials, peer-reviewed research papers, conference papers, fact sheets and many other publications in the new and regularly updated resource section.

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Explore MHM Resources

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You will find videos, training materials, peer-reviewed research papers, conference papers, fact sheets and many other publications in the new and regularly updated resource section.

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Find out more about MHM and MH Day


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.

Partnerships

Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global platform for partners across all sectors to engage in action, advocacy and knowledge-sharing around menstrual hygiene management. The MH Day Alliance include NGOs, civil society, social businesses, research organisation, and governments working on MHM.

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 and comment on this draft paper.

The latest on MHM

MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…

Menstruation and #periodpride at the #womensmarch

On 21 January people around the world protest on Saturday in support of the Women’s March on Washington, with demonstrations in cities including London, Paris, Nairobi,  Macao, Tbilisi , Berlin and Melbourne. Protesters are taking to the streets to ‘send a bold...

Al Jazeera – The Stream: the mystery of menstruation

this 30 min episode of Al Jazeera’s show  “The Stream” was all about menstruation. Busting the myths and misconceptions affecting nearly half the world’s population, the episode featured: Sabrina Rubli @sabrinarubli Chief Executive Officer, Femme...

Al Jazeera: Nepali girl dies due to banned menstruation practice

A 15-year-old girl has died in Nepal’s western Achram district after she was banished to a shed because she was menstruating, under an ancient Hindu practice that has been banned for more than a decade, police said. Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure...

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Menstrual Hygiene Day - Global shared Eco Femme's Masika.

Eco Femme
Masika is a documentary that informs women in India about the environmental and social impact of disposable sanitary napkins and suggests other alternatives such as menstrual cups and cloth pads. The film has evolved out of the work of Eco Femme and earth&us.
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This man knows how to explain menstrual pain to men: Imagine you have to experience the pain of cutting your finger and bleeding heavily once a month for four straight days.

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Don’t stop making some noise …

Be part of the movement

Like us on facebook, follow us on twitter and continue including these hashtags into your posts and tweets: #menstruationmatters #menstruation #mhday.

Continue advocating for MHM

Choose from a range of 9 “Everyday can be a good day” campaign images and continue sharing them with your colleagues, friends and on facebook + twitter.

Let’s talk about the facts

Menstruation matters to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our infographic shows how MHM is linked to several of the goals. Share the graphic to advocate for MHM.

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See what happened around the globe on MH Day

Pictures from MHDay events 2016

MHDay celebrations all around the world

Organisations are members of the MH Day Alliance

MH Day events

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