MHM in 10

In 2014, UNICEF and Columbia University held the first ‘MHM in Ten’ meeting, in order to map out a ten-year agenda for MHM in schools. The common vision is that ‘in 2024, girls around the world are knowledgeable about and comfortable with their...

Menstruation and #periodpride at the #womensmarch

On 21 January people around the world protest on Saturday in support of the Women’s March on Washington, with demonstrations in cities including London, Paris, Nairobi,  Macao, Tbilisi , Berlin and Melbourne. Protesters are taking to the streets to ‘send a bold...

Zambia government to provide free sanitary napkins for rural girls

Zambia unveiled its 2017 budget which includes free MHM products for rural and peri-urban schoolgirls! These are the relevant sections from the Budget Speech: 93. Mr. Speaker, in 2017, this programme will for the first time, support 14,000 girls from vulnerable...

Highlights from the 5th Virtual Conference MHM in WASH in Schools

The 5th Virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) for WASH in schools took place on 25th October 2016. The event was hosted by Unicef and Columbia University – Mailman School of Public Health. Here is a Storify that captures social media...