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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.

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Periods are nothing to hide

The latest on MHM

MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…

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...

Nepalese Parliament criminalised use of menstrual huts

The use of ‘menstrual huts’ to banish women from their homes has been criminalised by the Nepalese Parliament after a unanimous vote on Wednesday.   The new law that will come into effect next year stipulates a three month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine...

Menstrual Hygiene Management Innovation Challenge

Unicef celebrated the most innovative initiatives of menstrual hygiene management at the Menstrual Hygiene Management Innovation Challenge in Pakistan. Here are the 7 most distinct projects and their prizes, congratulations!   The first prize goes to: The PMS...

Austria (Österreich): Umfrage zur Menstruation unter Jugendlichen

Umfrage zu Menstruation unter Jugendlichen zeigt: Jungs ist das Thema peinlich und Mädchen wissen nicht über ihren Körper Bescheid 1.100 Jugendliche zu Wissensstand und Einstellung zum Thema Menstruation befragt: 17% der Mädchen und 34% der Jungen wissen nicht, was...

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