|Title||Menstrual hygiene matters : a resource for improving menstrual hygiene around the world|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||House, S, Mahon, T, Cavill, S|
|Pagination||347 p.; ill.; tab.; fig.; boxes|
|Place Published||London, UK|
|Keywords||gender, hygiene, menstruation, personal hygiene, women|
Menstrual hygiene is fundamental to the dignity and wellbeing of women and girls and an important part of the basic hygiene, sanitation and reproductive health services. However, menstruation is too often taboo, and has many negative cultural attitudes associated with it, including the idea that menstruating women and girls are ‘contaminated’, ‘dirty’ and ‘impure’.
This resource kit provides modules and toolkits on improving menstrual hygiene for women and girls in lower and middle-income countries. It covers key aspects of menstrual hygiene in different settings, including communities, schools and emergencies.
The resource kit brings together examples of good menstrual hygiene practice from around the world.
The nine modules and accompanying toolkits, cover the following topics:
|Notes||With references per chapter|