It has been generally agreed that the mainstream media are the most effective channel through which to reach wide audiences with key messages. In Uganda, the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Coalition has worked closely with print and electronic media to promote Menstrual Hygiene Management.
Globally we see a new movement focusing on "breaking the silence" around menstrual hygiene management. Menstrual hygiene has a serious impact on the education, health and dignity of women and girls. We cannot talk about universal education and services for all without addressing this topic.
Selon l'UNICEF, la majorité des écoles du Burkina Faso ne disposent pas de d'installations sanitaires ou d'eau potable. Ce constat est décrit comme l'un des obstacles majeurs à l'éducation des enfants.
According to UNICEF, the majority of schools in Burkina Faso don't have drinking water or sanitation facilities. This has been identified as one of the major obstacles to children's education in the country.
On 14 and 15 August, Uganda will host the first Menstrual Hygiene Management Conference in East Africa. IRC Uganda is one of the organisations leading the conference preparations and sees the conference as an opportunity to share evidence and jointly formulate solutions.
Les règles (aussi appelées menstruations) est un phénomène naturel qui fait partie intégrante de la vie humaine, mais elle reste un sujet tabou et négligé dans la plupart des programmes d’AEPHA. Il est temps de mieux comprendre les défis associés à la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle et d’agir.
Menstruation is an integral and normal part of human existence, but a taboo subject and neglected in most WASH programmes. It's time to better understand challenges around menstrual hygiene management and to act.