News on menstrual health & hygiene and by the MH Day Secretariat

NEW: menstrual health & hygiene country snapshots Africa

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...

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Status of menstruation in Germany

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...

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Kaerney & WASH United report (2020)

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...

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Period Tax – collective action to end period taxes in Ghana

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...

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Partnering Up to Change Perceptions on Menstrual Health

Partnering Up to Change Perceptions on Menstrual Health

An exciting new partnership has launched between The Case for Her, Lightful and WASH United, to increase the digital fundraising and advocacy skills of grassroots organizations working in menstrual health and hygiene (MHH). Millions of women and girls* face...

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Webinar – No Más Impuestos a la Menstruación

Webinar – No Más Impuestos a la Menstruación

Les invitamos a participar en este webinar auspiciado por WASH United y el ForoLAC donde se expondrá la situación global y los   hallazgos de la investigación realizada por WASH United sobre los cambios de precios y campañas para eliminar los impuestos a la...

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MHM Education Guide now available for everyone!

MHM Education Guide now available for everyone!

 WASH United has applied the philosophy of open access and collective impact that is behind Menstrual Hygiene Day to the field of MHM education.The result: a website through which any organisation or individual can access the MHM Education Guide, a ground-breaking new...

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