Live broadcast on 23 September, 3-5 PM CET 

Studio MH Day: Impact

In Studio MH Day: Impact, we present and celebrate the outstanding results all of us achieved together on MH Day 2020. In addition, we will have a wide range of exciting guests, including MH Day partners, journalists and political decision-makers, with whom we will discuss key highlights and learnings.

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!

Crowd sourced global campaign video

Voices of the movement! 

The video snippets you sent us were just amazing. Thank you so much to everyone who participated! Our friends at the studio have turned it into a testimony to the power of our movement. No more words, just watch it and share it with anyone who dares to doubt our commitment to end period poverty and period stigma by 2030!

INFOGRAPHIC

Periods don’t stop for pandemics!

Check out our brand-new infographic on the implications of COVID-19 on MHH, including what action is needed during and after the pandemic. Created by WASH United, in collaboration with Global Menstrual Collective, ACMHM, Days For Girls, PSI, UNFPA, WaterAid and WSSCC.

MH DAY 2020 Campaign materials

Everything you need to add your voice to the 2020 campaign!

Illustrations created by four awesome artists, texts tailored to the illustrations, GIFs for Instagram, a design guide to create your own campaign materials – here you find everything you need to add your voice to MH Day 2020. #ItsTimeForAction

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.

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.

ACTION 4 MENSTRUAL HYGIENE EDUCATION

There’s still time to take part!

#Action4MHeducation saw 310 organisations commit to educate a total 41.4 million girls in 2019. To see if we met – or even exceeded – our target, we ask you to complete our short survey. Tell us how many girls you reached with education about menstruation in 2019. It takes just a couple of minutes!

ACTION 4 MENSTRUAL HYGIENE EDUCATION

Complete our short survey

MH Day conducted the #Action4MHEducation initiative to promote accountability, enable advocacy and catalyse action on MHM education. 310 organisations committed to educate a combined 41.4 million girls in the course of 2019. Please complete our short survey to tell us how many girls you reached with MH education projects in 2019. It only takes a few minutes!

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…

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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Periods do not stop for pandemics

Periods do not stop for pandemics

A continuously updated document with news articles, blog posts and information from our partners related to menstruation, hygiene and Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 / COVID-19 can  be found under the link. Below are some selected articles and resources. The views expressed...

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CSW64 – Statement by Menstrual Health & Hygiene Collective

CSW64 – Statement by Menstrual Health & Hygiene Collective

On 9th March 2020, the 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women convened an abridged procedural meeting and adopted the [draft Political Declaration]. On the occasion of the Commission of the Status of Women and the 25-year review of the Beijing...

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8th MHM Virtual Conference – new date : 21st May 2020

8th MHM Virtual Conference – new date : 21st May 2020

The 8th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming from around the world. The virtual conference is expected to bring together online over 1,000 participants from...

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