#Menstrual Hygiene Management

  • Article: Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 29, 2020

    Medical staff in Uganda, Nepal, and the US share how COVID-19 is exacerbating period poverty. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2020

    Sara Eklund wants to normalize periods in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: Campaign Invites People to Sew Masks to Help Stop COVID-19

    Campaign Invites People to Sew Masks to Help Stop COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 25, 2020

    Days For Girls launched Masks4Milllions in response to mask shortage. Read more

  • Article: 68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

    The hostel where students board maintains strict rules for women when they are on their period. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    Lolo Cynthia started an initiative to distribute reusable pads in Lagos. Read more

  • Article: Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Women who can’t discuss their periods openly are more susceptible to health complications. Read more

  • Feature: Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    Ask an Activist: How Can Boys and Men Advocate for Menstrual Health?

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 11, 2019

    Menstrual health activist Appiah Boakye is the West Africa director of Days for Girls International. Read more

  • Article: Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 17, 2019

    You can tune in now to watch the new six-part documentary series, all about ending extreme poverty. Read more