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...

Ghana is pretty amazing on MHM!

Large-scale MHM Talk Touching The Lives of Girls Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of Education has organized a menstrual hygiene talk in Ghana on the 18th November for about 3.000 girls. Pop singer Becca was present to talk to the girls and hand out pads to...

MHM in Emergencies

The  toolkit aims to provide streamlined guidance to support organizations and agencies seeking to rapidly integrate menstrual hygiene management (MHM) into existing programming across sectors and phases. It was designed to support a range of humanitarian actors...

Afghanistan: first ever Girls Hygiene Day

KABUL, Afghanistan, 30 AUGUST 2017 – The first ever ‘Girls’ Hygiene Day’ in Afghanistan was marked today with a high level event at the Marble Palace under the slogan, ‘Nothing can stop me going to school’, to raise national awareness of the importance of girls’...

Menstrual Hygiene a Human Rights Issue

MHM a human rights issue Human Rights Watch and WASH United released a guide for aid and development groups and others who work with women and girls, to address human rights in menstrual hygiene in their programming. DOWNLOAD ENGLISH DOWNLOAD FRENCH Most women and...