G018: Menstruation hygiene management for schoolgirls
online resourceposted on 12.02.2018, 15:10 authored by Tracey Crofts
This guide outlines the problems experienced by menstruating schoolgirls in low-income countries. Although its focus is predominantly sub-Saharan Africa, many of the issues raised are relevant to girls in most low-income countries, although there may be differences in popular practice and beliefs. The guide also evaluates simple solutions to these problems including the use of low-cost sanitary pads, and suggests ways in which menstruation hygiene management (MHM) can be included in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes.
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- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)