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
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).
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
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
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
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
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,
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