First Menstrual Health Symposium in Eastern and Southern Africa

UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and partners are to convene the first regional symposium on menstrual health and management. The purpose is to strengthen commitment and build on the latest evidence base, to move from research to action, and to...

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...

Pad Man movie

The world’s first feature film on menstrual hygiene releasing in cinemas around the world on 26th January 2018. The movie PAD MAN is the inspiring story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a rural welder from India turned incredible innovator and inventor, who certainly...