It’s Time For Action. Period

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,...

A movie about periods wins the Oscar!

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 advocates for...

Calling all young creative: D&AD New Blood Awards

Want to become one of the cool D&AD New Blood talents? And are you between 18 – 25 years old? Usually, the Award has nothing to do with blood, but this year it does! McKinsey Design x The Case For Her wants your creative ideas to remove the stigma around...

Nepal’s consultative workshop on MenstruAction

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 (S2HSP)’,...

MH Day 2018 #NoMoreLimits campaign won the Shorty Awards

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...

DEVEX Opinion : Menstrual hygiene management matters — period

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...

Managing menstruation for women and girls with disabilities

The 3rd December is  international day of persons with disabilities.  For this purpose, we release this blog post that summarizes how women and girls with disabilities might face challenges to manage their menstruation and menstrual hygiene, provides short...

World Toilet Day 2018: Period friendly toilets matter!

Every woman & girl should be able to manage her menstruation safely, hygienically, with confidence & with dignity. This #WorldToiletDay, let’s start the conversation about period friendly toilets. Approximately 300 million women & girls menstruate on any...

First Menstrual Health Symposium in Eastern and Southern Africa

Hosted and organized by the Department in the Presidency Responsible for Women and UNFPA East and Southern Africa and supported by many more partners , the first regional symposium on menstrual health and management  was held on 28 and 29 May (International Menstrual...