Menstrual Hygiene Day events

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Events organised by Menstrual Hygiene Day supporters

24 - 25 May Africa Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health

The African Coalition on Menstrual Health  (ACMH) and UNFPA East and Southern Africa have announced that the Africa Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health, which will be held from 24-25 May 2023  from 1.30 – 5pm South Africa time virtually. The theme for this year is “Achieving menstrual justice through a grassroots and multisectoral approach.”

As the virtual follow-up of the previous symposium held in May 2021 in Johannesburg, the symposium will track the progress made thus far against the Call to Action in 2021. The symposium will be guided by panels of high-level leaders and champions, academicians, community-led developers, innovators, young leaders and private sectors among many others during the two-day conversations dedicated to menstrual health.

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Registration is limited. You can also join via Youtube once the event starts.>> Youtube livestream

21-29 May Tanzania National Coalition activities


Press release – a call to action

 21st May 2023

One week before the MH Day a press release will be made via the MoH Digital Media platform and will be picked up by Coalition Members and influencers


A one-week media engagement

From 21st -28th May, 2023

A talking note will be prepared to guide the speakers, a list of speakers will be drawn from MHH members at least 20 members, and a Media house with broad coverage/reach will be chosen. Free media services-Presentation will be made and if possible video and radio sports


Launching of sanitary pads vending machine

26th May 2023

The launching will be done by the Minister of Health on this day as it will be a working day where all the students will be readily available at Bunge Secondary School


To conduct National Dialogue on MHH, which will involve senior national-level officials

28th May 2023

The dialogue will involve key speakers from MoH, PORALG, MoFP, MoA, MoCDG and the Chair of each Pillar while the participants will be all the MHH members (250) and representatives from Ministries (100) and Institutions (TMDA, TBS, TRA, NIMR, IHI)


Launching of OKY App for Tanzania Girls developed by UNICEF.

28th May 2023

The launching will be done by Hon Minister for Health on MH Day after giving her speech prior to National Dialogue. It is a period-tracking app tailored for girls in Tanzania. The displays of App will be provided during the dialogue session.


Diagnostics and medical Consultation on Menstrual Cramps. To celebrate the commemoration by offering management to women and girls with menstrual challenges.

28th May 2023

Specialized health personnel will be involved and women and girls with challenges can consult them. At least 20 health personnel will be involved each of whom will attend 50 clients making a total of 1000.A special avenue to allow privacy has to be decided


TOT to Matrons on Menstrual Cramp First Aid service to school girls from 8  district councils in Dodoma Region.

29th May 2023

At least 3 health teachers in primary of each council will be chosen to attend a one-day training. The facilitators will be the specialized health personnel who were involved in attending women and girls with challenges in MH Day TOTs will also be invited to attend the dialogue


Conduct Annual General Meeting – AGM of Tanzania MHH Coalition

29 May 2023

The meeting will be attended by Coalition Members with the agenda of reviewing the previously agreed actions.

31 May - The power of collective action on MHH by GMC and MH Hub

A vibrant community of menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) networks are working tirelessly to make menstrual equity a reality in their regions and countries. The Global Menstrual Collective (GMC) and  MH Hub are bringing together powerful networks from Africa, the Pacific, South Asia, and beyond to learn from the collective experience of Tanzania, East Africa and Nepal feat. a special guest for reflections.

Together we believe that joint advocacy, evidence-generation, and cross-learning can strengthen a global movement for MHH for all!

Join us for our first fireside chat on 31 May, 2023.
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Events organised by the Menstrual Hygiene Day partners

Education event on mensuration hygiene to school girls, Blind School Girls, Tier-III & IV communities Girl .Mensuration hygiene kit distribution also doing medical assessment of students and offering medical consultation through our medical partner

Adolescent female reproductive health campaign: “Pashe Achi” organized by Savior Foundation is being organized at Kadma High School of Godagari Upazila of Rajshahi District on Sunday 28th May. Our small scale program is launched to address adolescent health issues, social taboos about periods, fears and stereotypes among adolescents, provide proper counseling to adolescents and provide […]

The conference will include keynote speeches by experts, panel discussions, and case study presentations that address the latest developments in menstrual hygiene and management and incorporate best practices from traditional and modern science. The event will also provide opportunities for one-on-one meetings with entrepreneurs and solution providers who will showcase their products and provide insight […]

This exhibition invites everyone to learn more about periods and share their own experience. The event is a mix of learning opportunities (different period products, myth busting, period support), reflecting on the status quo (why does the period make us feel the way it does and what does society have to do with it?) and […]

Pamoja Twaweza Foundation is a community based organization that is passionate in support girls and women in urban slums community by providing Menstrual education and supply of sanitary products. In marking World M.H.M day pamoja will have an event that at K.A.G Kibra to train girls and women concerning menstrual Health and give out pads […]

Gracious Gifters Foundation intends to commemorate the MHD by creating awareness on menstruation through sensitization and distributing sanitary pads and other menstruation kits to some 500 women and girls in Buea, Southwest Region of Cameroon. This will go a long way to break the taboos surrounding menstruation thereby contributing in making it a normal phenomenon

In honor of Menstruation Month (May), Period Poverty Awareness Week (May 22nd-28th) and Menstrual Hygiene Day (May 28th), we are hosting a workshop to serve, heal and educate for menstrual equity, period poverty and womb wellness in the underrepresented (melanin, women, LGBTQ+, veterans & individuals w/ disabilities) community in an effort to achieve optimal wellness. […]

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