May 28, 2014 – Events & Celebrations!

Ashwini Ponnappa at MH Day

Delhi, India

MHDayJul 2,2014
India

National level event “Bejhijhak – Instigating Collective Action on Menstruation”   Partners: AZADI, PATH, WaterAid, WASH United, supported by SWECHA, Heals, Goonj     Bejhijhak will kick off with a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation involving experts from bilateral and governmental agencies, NGOs, corporations, and the media, to analyze challenges and opportunities in

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Kamwenge district, Uganda

MHDayJul 11,2014
Uganda

In Uganda, Water For People conducted menstrual hygiene trainings at Malere Primary School (Kamwenge district). A total number of 1,600 students attended the trainings.

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Kicukiro and Rulindo districts, Rwanda

MHDayJul 11,2014
Rwanda

In Kanyonyi, Busanza and Kimisange schools in Kicukiro and Rulindo districts, Water For People along with local partner ORSD conducted menstrual hygiene sessions. Number of participants: Kanyonyi (339 students), Busanza (330 students), Kimisange (767 students) and Kayenzi (646 students).

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Bhopal, India

MHDayJul 11,2014
India

                    Consultation meeting with key civil society organisations and and representatives from the Department of Health in Bhopal, India (organized by WaterAID)

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Zambia

MHDayJul 11,2014
zambia

                        USAID Zambia hosted a screening of the documentary”Menstrual Man”, followed by a discussion about why menstruation is such an important issue. educational

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Somali

Somaliland

MHDayJul 11,2014
Somaliland

Partners involved: WSSCC member somalia , Somaliland Wash Activist and MOE Number of participants: 500 High profile participants: Minister of Education Samsam Abdi Adam Activities: Informational sessions at five schools about the importance of menstrual hygiene Speakers: Minister of Education Samsam Abdi Adam

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Mwanza, Tanzania

MHDayJul 11,2014
Tanzania

Partners involved: SNV in cooperation with the Ministry of Education High profile participants: Ministry of Education, Vice President of United Republic of Tanzania his excellence Dr. Ghalib Bilal Activities: The Menstrual Hygiene Management celebration was conducted in parallel with International Environmental day. The theme of the environmental day 2014 was

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Kasese district, Uganda

MHDayJul 11,2014
Uganda

Partner involved: LUYODEFO Number of participants: 400 Activities: School outreach: From 27- 29th May, LUYODEFO scheduled visits with three primary schools to conduct menstrual hygiene education and to give out menstrual kits to each girl. The school girls also engaged in the educational activities through plays and songs reaching more

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South Sudan

Torit, South Sudan

MHDayJul 10,2014
South Sudan

Partner involved: SNV High profile participants: Eastern Equatoria’s ministries of education and social development Deputy mayor of the Torit municipal council, Marko Lokitoe Lokuuta State minister of social development, Paska Hifita Eastern Equatoria’s minister of education, Michael Lopuk Miss South Sudan Activities: Celebration and speeches Media coverage: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article51149- Radio announcements

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Weliso town, Ethiopia

MHDayJul 10,2014
Ethiopia

Partners involved: SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, the WASH Movement Ethiopia, WaterAid, Progynist, Tiret and other stakeholders Number of participants: High profile participants: Regional Education Bureau representative, zonal and woreda (district) officials Activities: Event in Oromia, South West Shoa zone, Weliso town which was attended by the regional Education Bureau representative,

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Kigali, Rwanda

MHDayJul 9,2014
Rwanda

Partner involved: SHE innovates Activities: Informational sessions at the Riviera Day School. Students learned from the SHE Rwanda team about the issue of lack of access to affordable pads and how it affected girls and women in their communities. In addition, there was a health Q&A, and the students received

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