IT’S TIME FOR ACTION!
Our MH Day 2019 materials are now available for download! Spring into action with ready-to-use materials for events and social media campaigning. Learn more here, including how to adapt them to create your own materials.
LEAVE NO GIRL BEHIND
ACTION FOR MH EDUCATION
In 2018, 310 organizations educated 27.2 million girls across 134 countries. Projections for 2019 are even more exciting: Participating organizations committed to educate a total of 41.4 million girls all over the world. This is a year-to-year increase of 52%!
First success stories (more to follow):
Watch the MH Day 2019 Highlight Video!
What is needed to create a world in which women and girls are no longer limited by their periods? People from all over the world gave their answers, showing that together we can call for action on MHM!
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:
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Find out more about MHM and 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.
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.
Periods are nothing to hide
The latest on MHM
MHM in the news, conference announcements and much more…
Leading global development actors, philanthropists, and companies call for increased action and investment to ensure that women and girls are no longer limited because of their periods. by Thorsten Kiefer, the World Bank Water Global Practice, Procter & Gamble,...read more
It was a huge success to be already nominated and a even a bigger suprise that a movie about periods can win the Oscar! Period. End of Sentence won an Oscar for the best short documentary. Congratulations to the the Pad Project, a non-profit that...read more
No time to rest: Ensuring every girl in Nepal can thrive on her period. On December 11 2018, the MHM Practitioners’ Alliance Nepal, in collaboration with the Federal Government of Germany through the GIZ coordinated ‘Support to the Health Sector Programme...read more
"Ok, now there is a day for everything." "This can't be real" "Is this a joke??" "This is the most outrageous thing I have EVER heard of. How insulting and offensive to every single female. Who makes up this SH**???? There is no modesty left in this world. Honestly,...read more
The Shorty Awards honor the best content creators and producers on social media, and since 2017 they have a category for social good. The Social Good Shorty Awards have been to show the positive impact brands, agencies and nonprofits can have on society. WASH...read more
By Thorsten Kiefer & Gerda Larsson // 22 November 2018 Originally released here: https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-menstrual-hygiene-management-matters-period-93852 Half the world menstruates for a significant part of their lives. 300 million women and girls have...read more