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...

Lesotho: Provision of free pads gets a thumbs up!

Lesotho News Agency – Maseru, Sept 24 — The motion on provision of free sanitary towels in schools received an overwhelming support from the Member of Parliament (MPs) on Monday The motion, which was proposed by Member of Parliament representing Alliance...

Call for abstracts – 7th MHM Virtual Conference

The 7th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming on menstrual health and hygiene from around the world. The conference will focus on the ‘MHM in Ten’ five...

Menstrual Hygiene Webinar Series – May to June 2018

WASH United, Simavi, World Vision and GIZ are launching a webinar series on menstrual hygiene as an activity under the MH Alliance. The webinars will take place every Thursday starting on 31 May 2018. The topic of each webinar will be introduced by an expert such as...