Published on: 15/07/2015
Since the first ever International Conference On MHM was hosted in Uganda in August 2014, there have been unrelenting efforts to break the silence on menstruation and address the subject more openly. Most recently, the MHM Coalition in Uganda committed to continue promoting the right of girls and women before, during and after their menstrual cycle.
The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Coalition in Uganda, on May 28th 2015 marked the International Menstrual Hygiene Day, with the presentation of charter committing to the promotion of the rights of girls and women during and after their menstrual cycle.
The Charter was presented to the Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Rebecca Kadaga who duly endorsed it by appending her signature. The charter was also been endorsed by five government ministries and 35 civil society organisations. The Ministry of Education and Sports is custodian of the charter.
In the charter, the signatories commit to the following resolutions: