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#NoMoreLimits Empowering women and girls through good menstrual hygiene

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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 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 this practictioners guide on MHM and Human Rights.

Periods are nothing to hide

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MH Day Partner Myperiodkit from Nigeria made it to the final round for Chivas venture competition 2018 with their "Green Pad".
Green Pads are disposable sanitary pads from banana and plantain stem, affordable as it costs below $1, and most importantly biodegradable.

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MH Day 2017 campaign wins creative & impact award

WASH United and creative agency happy Mcgarrybowen win the DIGIXX award for MH Day 2017 campaign the GOLD price in the category charity/non profit. The DIGIXX Awards recognizes and celebrates the best of the best in digital marketing that creates an exceptional user...

Policy updates from India – pads, pads, pads

This International Women’s Day the Indian government has made several huge committments towards better access to sanitary pads: Union governmemt launched low cost biodegradable sanitary napkins The Union government  marked the International Women’s Day by...

Nearly half of US women have experienced ‘period shaming’

The NewYork Post features findings from a study commissioned by THINX among 1,500 women and 500 men across the US. The poll  found out that 58 percent of women have felt a sense of embarrassment simply because they were on their period. Forty-two percent of women have...

Time to celebrate! MH Day 2017 was bigger than ever!

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