This month on the blog we are featuring stories about menstrual hygiene management in anticipation of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28th.
We took a plunge into the grants data available on our funding map and picked five example grants that highlight how funders work with implementing partners to ensure safe access to sanitation and menstrual hygiene management for women and girls around the world.
To learn how gender fits within Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy, click here.
To learn more about how Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust is addressing the cross-section between gender inequality and sanitation, click here.
To read about the results achieved to date through the WinS for Girls project, click here.
Curious how government funding compares to foundation grantmaking for WASH around the world? Our funding map includes OECD and foundation funding.
Learn about Global Fund for Women’s approach to grantmaking for women-led organizations here.
Check out Save Somali Women and Children’s WASH activities here.
Horncrest Foundation is a New York-based family foundation established in 1960 see what else they fund by looking them up on the funding map.
Learn how Dignity Period is providing access to safe sanitation and menstrual hygiene management for girls in rural Ethiopia here.
Curious how Segal Family Foundation works with partners across Africa to ensure youth access to health services and education? Click here.
Watch this video and learn about Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) social enterprise approach, helping women to jumpstart social businesses to manufacture and distribute affordable menstrual pads.
By Inga Ingulfsen
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