Global Menstrual Collective – Website live

Menstrual health and hygiene needs investment, now. Economic opportunities and achieving associated development goals and human rights. We are members of the Global Menstrual Collective. The main purpose is to collective advocacy to drive and guide investment in...

Webinar – Scrap the Period Tax

Many low-income women and girls around the world are unable to afford menstrual products. In recent years, there has been growing advocacy momentum for the reduction or removal of taxes on menstrual products to improve affordability and advance overall gender...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ICPD25: It’s Time to Invest in Menstrual Health and Hygiene

In 1994 the first International Conference of Population and Development (ICPD) took place in Cairo. 179 governments adopted a landmark Programme of Action, but it made no explicit mention of menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) as part of sexual and reproductive health...