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13 October 2017

WSSCC has now covered 36 counties with MHM Training with support from the Kenyan government

16 March 2017

This study examines and analyzes behaviours and practices for the management of menstrual hygiene and their impact on the living conditions of sed­entary and nomadic women and girls in Niger.

1 June 2016

Researchers gathered discussed objectives and actions for an MHM pilot study.

26 May 2016

In Uganda, actors celebrated Menstrual Hygiene Day by calling upon father figures to support menstruating girls.

31 January 2016

In November 2015, UN Women and WSSCC launched the results of a study on menstrual hygiene in Yaounde, Cameroon at an event attended by government officials, members of the diplomatic community and civil society organizations. Titled “Menstrual Hygiene Management: Behaviour and Practices in Kye-Ossi and Bamoungoum, Cameroon”, the study is the third in a series […]

30 October 2015

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between WSSCC and the Government of Senegal in October 2015 takes the country a step closer towards much-needed policy and behaviour change to improve women’s and girls’ rights to water and sanitation. The agreement, coordinated through the Millennium Drinking Water and Sanitation Programme (PEPAM), is an integral part […]

6 June 2015

By Idrissa Sane Dismantling the prejudices that surround menstruation is a topic that concerns organizations such as UN Women and WSSCC, which recently organized a panel discussion on the issue. The speakers invited mothers to discuss the matter with their daughters. They also suggested developing persuasive arguments and offering training to teachers. Some believe that […]

15 March 2015

The three studies provide critical information about menstrual hygiene management knowledge & practices in Senegal and Cameroon.

11 July 2020

Interview with a leading champion for menstrual health and hygiene in Nigeria By Olajide Adelana ABUJA, Nigeria – Ms Elsie Doolumum Ozika, Founder of Toilet Kulture Initiative (TKI), a non-governmental organization and stakeholder in Nigeria’s National Task Group on Sanitation, is an unwavering advocate for sustainable sanitation behaviour in public places and institutions across Nigeria. […]

10 July 2020

Kenya’s gender equality advocate aims to demystify menstrual health via online period parties By Kevin Mwanza NAIROBI, Kenya – Janet Mbugua is a household name in Kenya, following her career as a news anchor and media personality on some of the country’s top TV stations – Kenya Television Network and Citizen TV. She was also […]