Posts Tagged: Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene in the Community
28th March 2020

Menstrual Hygiene in the Community

A menstrual hygiene report carried out in Uganda showed that girls in rural areas miss 3 to 5 days of school each month during their menstrual periods, staying home using strips of toilet paper or old rags. This leads to poor school performance and eventually school dropouts A menstrual hygiene report carried out in Uganda …

Menstrual Hygiene in rural Uganda
15th March 2020

Menstrual Hygiene in rural Uganda

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have come to an end and world leaders are currently in New York where they are discussing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace them in January 2016. There is a specific goal about women, Goal number 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Rural women and girls in Uganda still …

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Ntungamo secondary schools
12th March 2020

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Ntungamo secondary schools

On 28 May 2016, we launched a Menstrual Hygiene Management program (MHM)  in Ntungamo SW Uganda with a view to ensuring that women and girls manage their monthly period in a hygienic way. This involves ensuring that girls and women have access to information about menstruation as well as access to clean and safe menstrual absorbents. As …

Educating Girls about Menstruation and Menstrual Hygiene
28th February 2020

Educating Girls about Menstruation and Menstrual Hygiene

  The organisers of Menstrual Hygiene Day say that although there has been a lot of good work on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) either currently underway or already completed, we are a long way off from achieving an even playing field for girls and women worldwide. Menstruation stigma persists in some parts of the world …

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