The theme for MH Day 2017 is education

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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.

Partnerships

Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global platform for partners across all sectors to engage in action, advocacy and knowledge-sharing around menstrual hygiene management. The MH Day Alliance include NGOs, civil society, social businesses, research organisation, and governments working on MHM.

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 and comment on this draft paper.


MH Day has been featured in leading international media:

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MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…

MHM Virtual Conference – Call for Abstracts

The 5th Annual Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools (WinS) Conference will focus on the many ways that girls’ voices are being captured and channeled into action on MHM in schools and in their lives more...

MH Day in Bangladesh – Bike Rally in 3 districts

Youth Voice’s Celebration of World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2016 has been successfully accomplished by organizing  3 cycling rallys in Khulna , Chittagiong and Dhaka  city. Hundreds of riders voiced together  to support and aware people of the taboos and hygiene...

National MH Day event Kenya

Kenya’s National MH Day event was  observed in Chepseon Girls Secondary School in Kipkelion East Sub-county, Kericho County. The day began with activities and games for students and teachers from 42 schools who attended together with Community Health Volunteers...

Uganda’s MH Day celebration on 6 May

MH Day in Uganda was already celebrated on 6th May. It specifically called for fathers to pledge support to their wives, daughters and female members of the family and community. Dr. Yusuf Nsubuga, the Director of Basic Education at the Ministry of Education Science,...

Al Jazeera – The Stream: the mystery of menstruation

this 30 min episode of Al Jazeera’s show  “The Stream” was all about menstruation. Busting the myths and misconceptions affecting nearly half the world’s population, the episode featured: Sabrina Rubli @sabrinarubli Chief Executive Officer, Femme...

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Menstruation matters to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our infographic shows how MHM is linked to several of the goals. Share the graphic to advocate for MHM.

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MHDay celebrations all around the world

Organisations are members of the MH Day Alliance

MH Day events

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