MH Day 2021

More action & investment in menstrual health & hygiene now!

A world without period poverty and stigma is possible. But to achieve our joint goal by 2030, we cannot wait for the Covid-19 pandemic to end. We need to step up action and investment in menstrual health and hygiene now (MHH), starting with this MH Day.

With Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021 less than 1 month away, preparations are running at full steam. Below you will find our latest updates. Stay tuned and regularly check the website and social media channels! #MHDAY2021 #ItsTimeForAction

The Menstruation Bracelet

28 elements, 5 of which are red. The Menstruation Bracelet is a simple yet powerful symbol for menstruation. Learn about the Menstruation Bracelet action and find out how YOU – as an individual or an organisation – can add your voice to end period stigma!

The ready-to-use campaign materials

6 different artists. 14 different motifs. Multiple languages. Templates where you can insert your own messages. Dedicated white spaces for your logos. By May 10th, the biggest, boldest and most diverse set of campaign materials ever will be ready for you.

The 2021 infographic

It still is possible to create a world where no woman or girl is held back because she menstruates by 2030, but only if we step up investment in menstrual health and hygiene now. That is the key message of our new infographic. Available May 14th.

The 2021 campaign logo

Get the beautiful new MH Day 2021 campaign logo with the bracelet included and check out the design guide to learn how to position it.

Submit and browse 2021 events

Register the events you’re planning in and around MH Day 2021, so that other organisations, individuals, and the media know what’s happening and can connect with you. Browse the events to find out what’s happening on and around May 28th.

The 2021 campaign video

Do you want to be part of the MH Day 2021 global campaign video, which we will co-create with MH Day partners from all around the world, on May 12th? We’re almost at full capacity, so register now before it’s too late!

MH DAY 2020 results

Together we made magic happen!

MH Day 2020 was no walk in the park. Most MH Day partners faced severe constraints on MH Day activities and had to try new ideas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But together, we rose to the challenge and made MH Day 2020 happen around the world. And against all odds, MH Day was bigger than ever!

What we collectively achieved this year is a testimony to the enormous power, momentum and resolve of our movement. Looking at where we are today, we’re more convinced than ever that together, we can end period stigma and period poverty by 2030!

After crunching numbers for the last month, we now have the final campaign numbers: MH Day 2020 set new all-time records!

The Menstruation Bracelet

A Global Symbol for Menstruation

The Menstruation Bracelet is a global symbol for menstruation created by MH Day. It stands for our joint commitment to create a world, by 2030, where no woman or girl is kept from realising her full potential because she menstruates. Click  button below to learn more about the Bracelet and how to use it.

The Menstruation Bracelet

A Global Symbol for Menstruation

This year, we want to establish the Menstruation Bracelet as a simple yet powerful global symbol for menstruation and MH Day. Download the Menstruation Bracelet Guide and learn how you can join the bracelet campaign.

A strong partnership:

MH Day is powered by more than 530 MH Day partner organizations who drive advocacy and action for MHM all around the world.

We thank the following key partners and supporters for helping to make MH Day happen:

Find out more about MHM and MH Day

About MH Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is a global platform that brings together non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to catalyze advocacy and action towards a world where women and girls are no longer limited because of their periods.

The MH Day partnership

MH Day is powered by more than 530 organizations from all around the world across a wide range of sectors united by the commitment to accelerate progress on MHM.

MHM and the SDGs

Menstruation matters to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While there is no specific SDG goal or indicator on MHM, this infographic shows how MHM is relevant to different SDGs. Use and share this infographic to advocate for more attention to MHM.

MHM and human rights

“Understanding menstrual hygiene management and human rights” is a practictioner’s guide on the interlinkages between MHM and human rights by Human Rights Watch and WASH United.

The latest on MHM

MHM in the news, conference announcements, and much more…

Global Menstrual Collective – Website live

Global Menstrual Collective – Website live

Menstrual health and hygiene needs investment, now. Economic opportunities and achieving associated development goals and human rights. We are members of the Global Menstrual Collective. The main purpose is to collective advocacy to drive and guide investment in...

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Webinar – Scrap the Period Tax

Webinar – Scrap the Period Tax

Many low-income women and girls around the world are unable to afford menstrual products. In recent years, there has been growing advocacy momentum for the reduction or removal of taxes on menstrual products to improve affordability and advance overall gender...

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Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies

Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies

 "This book invites you to explore menstruation from nearly every possible angle, including dimensions that you might not yet have considered: the historical, political, embodied, cultural, religious, social, health, economic, artistic, literary and many more....

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