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.
Puberty Education and Menstrual Hygiene Management
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.
Menstruation is a sign of health, growth, and development for girls. It is part of the transition from being a girl to womanhood. This is a child-friendly material intended to teach girls about their periods.
Since March 2014 the Canadian Government has been funding the project ‘WASH in Schools for Girls: Advocacy and Capacity Building for MHM through WASH in Schools Programmes’.
The global demands for greater understanding of the challenges menstruating school girls face and the associated potential risks and consequences are growing.
Educating girls has been argued to be a key contributor to a healthier and more affluent nation.
The Kenya Menstrual Hygiene Management Policy (2019-2030) marks a milestone in the Country’s movement towards universal access to improved sanitation and hygiene and a clean and healthy environment in the wake of the new Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the a
Management of menstruation can present substantial challenges to girls in low-income settings.
This dispatch aims to share lessons learned from the process of developing instruments to measure school participation, stress, and self-efficacy – outcomes that qualitatively link to girls’ experiences managing menstruation in school.