Poor menstrual hygiene caused by a lack of education on the issue, persisting taboos and stigma, limited access to hygienic menstrual products and poor sanitation infrastructure undermines the educational opportunities, health and overall social status of women and girls around the world. As a result, millions of women and girls are kept from reaching their full potential.
Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) for all women and girls. More specifically, MH Day:
• breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around MHH, and
• engages decision-makers to increase the political priority and catalyze action for MHH, at global, national and local levels.
Partner organizations working together on WatSan project (WECF, Journalists for Human Rights- North Macedonia, Aquademica-Romania, Milieukontakt – Albania, Women in Development, Skoder- Albania and Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development -Serbia) will mark 28th of May, celebrating Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021.
Starting from the maxim that investing in menstrual hygiene means investing in healthy generations, this year will focus on eradicating menstrual poverty through initiatives to reduce the VAT rate in the targeted countries.
To this end, we invite you to share our findings and all together send a message to overcome gender tax discrimination
Our zoom conference is on May 28th, from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95061763660 Meeting ID: 950 6176 3660 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abVSux3v6
We invite you to join and support us !!!
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