Lesotho: Provision of free pads gets a thumbs up!

 Lesotho News Agency – Maseru, Sept 24 — The motion on provision of free sanitary towels in schools received an overwhelming support from the Member of Parliament (MPs) on Monday   The motion, which was proposed by Member of Parliament representing...

Call for abstracts – 7th MHM Virtual Conference

The 7th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming on menstrual health and hygiene from around the world. The conference will focus on the ‘MHM in Ten’ five...

Menstrual Hygiene Webinar Series – May to June 2018

WASH United, Simavi, World Vision and GIZ are launching a webinar series on menstrual hygiene as an activity under the MH Alliance. The webinars will take place every Thursday starting on 31 May 2018. The topic of each webinar will be introduced by an expert such as...

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...