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.
The purpose of this resource package is to assist World Bank task teams in ensuring that their projects are inclusive and responsive to the needs of women and girls.
This two-part technical brief provides guidance on how to strengthen and operationalize the integration of menstrual health in sexual and reproductive health and rights policies and programmes at global, regional and national levels.
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).
This booklet is aimed at helping adolescents better understand important issues in their life related to early and unintended pregnancy (EUP) – including puberty, contraception, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and relationships.
This guidance is structured into five sections. Section 1: A global opportunity This section explains the global interest in supporting MHH through development and humanitarian programming under the SDGs.
This document provides guidance for staff from UNICEF Supply Division and Programme Division (WASH, Education, and Protection sections) on the selection and procurement of appropriate materials and supplies for menstrual hygiene management, particularly during humanitarian response.
Impact evaluations focused on school absenteeism commonly use school records of untested quality or expensive spot-check data.