The 2018 International Menstrual Hygiene Day commemoration in Uganda started off with a one-day symposium in Kampala, during which actors were advised to take the MHM message to girls and women outside the school context.
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...
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.
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.