Period friendly toilets matter

Every day, millions of women and girls need a private space to attend to their menstruation-related needs. For most women and girls, this space will be a toilet. Learn more about how period friendly toilets help empower women and girls:

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MH Day 2018 had > 500 events in > 70 countries.

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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 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.

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.

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World Toilet Day 2018: Period friendly toilets matter!

Every woman & girl should be able to manage her menstruation safely, hygienically, with confidence & with dignity. This #WorldToiletDay, let’s start the conversation about period friendly toilets. Approximately 300 million women & girls...

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