This study focuses on the relationship between menstruation and the schooling experience of female adolescents in Peru from an ecological and gender approach.
Puberty Education and Menstrual Hygiene Management
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.
The Kenya Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Strategy marks a milestone in the Country’s movement towards universal access to adequate sanitation and hygiene and a clean and healthy environment in the wake of the new Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Adolescent girls face a range of challenges that may compromise their chances of completing school or their sexual and reproductive health.
In many developing countries, girls lack the knowledge, support and resources (facilities and sanitary materials) to manage their menstruation with confidence and without shame. In Fiji, there is a lack of information regarding menstrual hygiene management (MHM).
The Commission on Population and Development and its implementing partners in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) developed a Comprehensive Gender and Health Education for Youth (CGHEY) Module which aims to educate the Muslim adolescents on critical information on gender a
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 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.
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.