resources / Share-Net Burkina Faso

La puberté et l’hygiène menstruelle

| Leave a Comment

C’est important de garder une bonne hygiène après avoir commencé la puberté. Par rapport aux enfants, les adultes ont plus d’odeurs corporelles et plus de gras dans la peau et les cheveux. Avec une bonne hygiène quotidienne tu te sentiras mieux dans ton corps. TELECHARGER ICI .

Learn More

resources / Frontiers in Global Women's Health

Improving Menstrual Health Literacy Through Life-Skills Programming in Rural Ethiopia

| Leave a Comment

Despite its cultural and biological importance, limited knowledge about menstruation and cultural taboos in many contexts means that menarche often brings fear and stigma. In Ethiopia, in the context of this paper, lack of knowledge and the stigma around menstruation create challenges for adolescent girls related to menstrual hygiene management and their reproductive health more […]

Learn More

resources / Share-Net Bangladesh

Exploring Knowledge and Practices Regarding Menstrual Hygiene Management Among Bihari Women in the Geneva Camp in Bangladesh

/ | Leave a Comment

This study evaluated the MHM-related knowledge and behaviours of Bihari women living in the Mohammadpur Geneva Camp (MGC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This study was carried out by academics from Australia and Bangladesh, and the results were presented in the journal “Women, Midwives and Midwifery – 2022” (Volume 2, Issue 1). The main objective was to […]

Learn More

resources / Frontiers in Global Women's Health

Improving Menstrual Health Literacy Through Life-Skills Programming in Rural Ethiopia

| Leave a Comment

Overview Despite its cultural and biological importance, limited knowledge about menstruation and cultural taboos in many contexts mean that menarche often brings fear and stigma. In Ethiopia, the context of this paper, lack of knowledge and the stigma around menstruation create challenges for adolescent girls related to menstrual hygiene management and their reproductive health more […]

Learn More

resources / Global Health Action

How addressing menstrual health and hygiene may enable progress across the Sustainable Development Goals

| Leave a Comment

ABSTRACT There is increasing global attention to the importance of menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) for the lives of those who menstruate and gender equality. Yet, the global development community, which focuses on issues ranging from gender to climate change to health, is overdue to draw attention to how addressing MHH may enable progress in […]

Learn More

resources / Colombia University

Monitoring Menstrual Health & Hygiene: Measuring Progress for Girls Related to Menstruation

| Leave a Comment

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: There is growing global momentum around addressing menstruation as an important health, education and gender equality issue. However, a critical barrier to making progress on addressing menstruation and the range of girls’ needs around this issue, is the lack of adequate validated measures related to measuring menstruation within global health and development. Measures […]

Learn More

resources / Colombia

Priority List of Indicators for Girls’ Menstrual Health and Hygiene: Technical Guidance for National Monitoring

/ | Leave a Comment

Introduction:  There is growing global recognition of menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) as an important health, education, rights, and gender equality issue.1–4 As efforts to support MHH gain momentum globally, the lack of adequate validated indicators with related measures is a critical barrier to progress. At national level, the absence of standardized indicators and related […]

Learn More

resources / Gender & Development

A sexual and reproductive health rights approach to menstruation

/ | Leave a Comment

ABSTRACT While increased attention to menstruation as a significant health issue for women and girls is positive, some menstrual interventions promoted by Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) programmes primarily focus on hygiene, infrastructure, and product provision. This focus fails to challenge the social and cultural stigma surrounding menstruation, as well as interconnected issues of gender […]

Learn More

resources / Share-Net Netherlands, The Youth Coalition

The Youth Coalition’s Menstrual Freedom Watchdog

Excerpt from The Youth Coalition’s Menstrual Freedom Watchdog letter from the editors:  “For this edition of the watchdog, we wanted to focus on menstruation as a relevant SRHR topic. We opened a call for submissions, and were humbled by all the amazing work young people shared with us. In this publication, you will find their […]

Learn More

resources / Madami

In Standards We Trust – Building the case for international standards for menstrual products

This research article was authored by Milena Bacalja Perianes, Mariana de la Roche, Danielle Keiser, and Nikki van de Veerdonk. It was originally published on Menstrual Health Hub. Abstract This report sets out to inform and influence the ongoing process to establish unified standards around menstrual products, worldwide. Ensuring that menstruators have access to affordable, accessible […]

Learn More