In Ghana, 9 out of 10 girls miss school during their menses. There is urgent need for investment by government and partners to keep the girl child healthy and in school. It's time to invest in menstrual hygiene management. Now!
The Ghana National Technical Committee on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) will commemorate the 2021 Menstrual Hygiene (MH) Day to support the global advocacy to promote good Menstrual Hygiene Management practices and raise awareness of the challenges all women and girls face during menstruation. Theme for the 2021 celebration is 'More Action and Investment in Menstrual Health and Hygiene Now'!
The event will take place in the GNAT Headquarters, Bediako Hall, Accra, 28 May, 09:30 a.m.
The full programme outline can be accessed here
, as well as the policy brief
that was developed for the ocasssion.
IRC Ghana is supporting SHEP-GES and National Technical Commitee on MHD in organising the main national event and the dissemination of key messages.