NEW: menstrual health & hygiene country snapshots Africa

We’ve partnered with Days for Girls and Irise Institute East Africa (IIEA)  to bring you a series of easy-to-use summaries of the MHH context for several eastern and southern African countries. The snapshots are an outcome of a webinar series hosted by Days for Girls...

Status of menstruation in Germany

With the report “Menstruation im Fokus”, Plan International Germany and WASH United are publishing the first representative data on the state of menstruation in Germany. What we found is shocking.🩸 More than one fifth of survey participants had no idea what happened...

Kaerney & WASH United report (2020)

Addressing the menstruation-related challenges of women and girls This joint paper by WASH United and Kaerney provides insights into the menstruation-related challenges. The research reveals that the challenges create a lose-lose situation for individuals but also for...

Period Tax – collective action to end period taxes in Ghana

Campaigners in Ghana have been advocating for the removal of taxes on menstrual products. While government representative has spoken in favour of removing the tax, it remains and currently stands at 12,5% VAT, and 20% for import tax. Ghana’s latest population census...