This report attempts to identify existing gaps in the menstrual health and hygiene landscape in India and recommends a way forward. It is divided into two parts. Part 1 is an advisory document for all stakeholders working towards improving MHHM.
Menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) is essential to the well-being and empowerment of women and adolescent girls.
This study focuses on the relationship between menstruation and the schooling experience of female adolescents in Peru from an ecological and gender approach.
We conducted a pilot study to assess the acceptability and feasibility of a multi-component intervention intended to support menstruating girls; improve menstrual care knowledge, practices, and comfort; and increase school attendance.
Girls’ poor ability to manage menstrual health (MH) imposes barriers to education and general wellbeing, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
Adolescent girls face a range of challenges that may compromise their chances of completing school or their sexual and reproductive health.
This report looks at how the current implications of COVID-19 is exacerbating key challenges for people who menstruate around the world and provides recommendations on how to include menstrual hygiene management (MHM) within a COVID-19 response.
Educating girls has been argued to be a key contributor to a healthier and more affluent nation.
Improvements in childhood nutrition increase schooling and economic returns in later life in a virtuous cycle. However, better nutrition also leads to an earlier onset of menstruation (menarche).
Impact evaluations focused on school absenteeism commonly use school records of untested quality or expensive spot-check data.