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MH Day 2018 had > 475 events in > 70 countries, and we are still counting. Go to the event map and contribute your event and send us your celebration images.

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Image by SPLASH during their MH Day event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.




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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.

What an amazing MH Day 2018!

Periods are nothing to hide

The latest on MHM

MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…

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...

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...

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Rules for use of MH Day logo and campaign materials

Non-profits, social enterprises & individuals: all MH Day campaign materials are free to use for individuals and any type of non-profit organization, including, but not limited to, national and international NGOs, national and international governmental agencies, foundations, educational institutions and social enterprises.

For-profits: the use of MH Day materials (including the MH Day logo) is restricted to official corporate partners of MH Day. To explore opportunities for a corporate partnerships, please write to info@menstrualhygieneday.org

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