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Literature Review: Knowledge, attitudes and experiences among adolescent girls on Menstrual Regulation (MR)

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This study has been conducted by Cecilia Espinoza (Ipas Senior Advocacy Advisor), Ghazaleh Samandari (Independent consultant) and Kathryn Andersen (Chief Scientific and Technical Officer) from Ipas, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. Adolescent girls comprise a considerable proportion of annual abortion deaths, worldwide, with 15% of all unsafe abortions taking place among girls under 20 years of age. […]

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A cross sectional study on the menstrual cycle and association with healthy lifestyles of women in the Tangail region of Bangladesh

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The Menstrual Cycle is a normal physiological part of everyday life. Often, it is not properly understood that maintaining proper hygiene and menstrual-symptom management plays a vital role in leading a healthy life for people who menstruate, with the condition worsening in developing countries. To probe into such challenges, a recent study titled ‘Consequences and […]

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Menstrual health: a definition for policy, practice, and research

This paper by Hennegan et al., (2021) presents a definition of menstrual health developed by the Terminology Action Group of the Global Menstrual Collective. Abstract The term “menstrual health” has seen increased use across advocacy, programming, policy, and research, but has lacked a consistent, self-contained definition. As a rapidly growing field of research and practice a […]

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